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English definition of “various”

various

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈveər·i·əs, ˈvær-/ us  
several and different: He underwent various treatments for the disease, none of them successful. We enjoy eating in various types of restaurants. After holding various jobs in different states, he settled in Oregon and opened a law office in Portland.
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