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English definition of “variety”

variety

noun [U] (ENTERTAINMENT)    /vəˈraɪə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
a type of entertainment which includes several separate short performances, such as singing, dancing, magic tricks, and telling jokes: a variety showSpectacles and performancesActing, rehearsing and performing
(Definition of variety noun (ENTERTAINMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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