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English definition of “vary”

vary

verb
 
 
/ˈveəri/
[I or T] to change in amount or level or make a change in amount or level: vary considerably/greatly/widely The incomes of self-employed professionals can vary widely from one month to the next. Employees can vary their work time up to two hours before or after normal working hours.vary between sth and sth Prices vary between $65 and $160.
[I] to change in different situations: Interest rates vary from around 4% up to more than 7%.vary in sth They vary in the methods they use.vary according to sth The formula for maximum cash withdrawal can vary according to policy types.
(Definition of vary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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