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variety is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of variety in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… consultation with a variety of experts a …”

meanings of variety


  1. The kind of theatrical entertainment given in variety shows.
  2. The total number of distinct states of a system.
  3. An algebraic variety.
  4. A number of different things.
  5. A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species (infraspecific), either below subspecies (subspecific) or ranked comparably therewith.
  6. A term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level.
  7. A state of constant change.
  8. An equational class; the class of all algebraic structures of a given signature, satisfying a given set of identities.
  9. The production of, or performance in, variety shows.
  10. Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system.
  11. The quality of being varied; diversity.
  12. A specific variation of something.

variety frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word variety occurs in english on average 66.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics variety can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that variety can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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