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variation

noun [C or U] (CHANGE)    /ˌveə.riˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌver.i-/
B2 a change in amount or level : Unemployment rates among white-collar workers show much less regional variation than corresponding rates among blue-collar workers . The medical tests showed some variation in the baby's heart rate . global temperature variations over the last 140 years Change and changes
(Definition of variation noun (CHANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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