Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “variation” en inglés

See all translations

variation

noun uk   /ˌveə.riˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌver.i-/

variation noun (CHANGE)

B2 [C or U] 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
More examples

variation noun (DIFFERENCE)

C2 [C] something that is slightly different from the usual form or arrangement: There are wide variations in the way pensioners have benefited from the system. The films she makes are all variations on the same theme. [C] specialized music one of several short tunes that are based on the same simple tune, but are different from it and from the others: symphonic variations
(Definition of variation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de variation
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “variation” en inglés

Definiciones de “variation” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Palabra del día

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Aprende más 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Aprende más