Meaning of “varied” in the English Dictionary

"varied" in British English

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uk /ˈveə.rɪd/ us /ˈver.ɪd/

B2 containing or changing between several different things or types:

a varied group of people
a lengthy and varied career

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  • You can't generalize about a continent as varied as Europe.
  • A varied assemblage of birds was probing the mud for food.
  • The school offers an exciting and varied programme of social events.
  • She had a rich and varied life and met many famous and exciting people.
  • She describes herself as a "well-rounded person" who works hard but has a varied social life.

(Definition of “varied” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"varied" in American English

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us /ˈveər·id, ˈvær-/

having or showing many different types, or changing often:

(Definition of “varied” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"varied" in Business English

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uk /ˈveərɪd/ us

changing often, or between different things:

He had a varied career in commerce.

of many different types:

This book has been written for a large and varied audience.

(Definition of “varied” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)