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British English: /vɛːrɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌvɛriˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of variation in German:


  • 1 (varying) (in style, diet, routine, programme) (difference) be subject to variation (Preise)
    Schwankungen unterworfen sein
    Änderungen unterworfen sein
    variations in weather conditions
    unbeständiges Wetter
    no variation of the rules is allowed
    die Regeln dürfen nicht geändert werden
    variation in price/colour
    Preis-/Farbunterschied, der
    the variations of light and shade
    der Wechsel von Licht und Schatten
    variations from earlier editions
    Unterschiede im Vergleich zu früheren Ausgaben
  • 3
    Variation, die
    variations on a theme
    Variationen über ein Thema
  • 4 (in biology, dancing, and mathematics)
    Variation, die

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