Translation of variation in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌveriˈeɪʃən; ˌveəriˈeɪʃən/


  • 1.1 u and c (fluctuation, change) variación (feminine)variation in sth wide variations in temperature were recorded se registraron grandes variaciones de temperatura it can record minute variations in pressure registra hasta el más mínimo cambio en la presión
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    • Unexpectedly, a great variety of shapes is obtained by a small variation in the basic function.
    • However, nothing is known about whether amplitude variations have any functional value in this species.
    • The variation about the expected values for total proportion infected and other parameters of interest must also be considered.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (difference) diferencias (feminine plural)variation in sth regional variation in vocabulary diferencias (feminine plural) or variaciones (feminine plural) léxicas regionales there was little variation in opinion hubo pocas diferencias de opinión
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    • The organisation says there are wide regional variations in the amount parents will pay.
    • When these figures are examined at regional level there are large variations.
    • These national figures also hide wide variations within countries.
    1.3 countable/numerable (permutation) variation on sth variación (feminine)de or sobre algo his stories are all variations on the same theme todos sus cuentos son variaciones sobre el mismo tema
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    • Although different cultures produced distinctive variations of an industrial revolution, the similarities are striking.
    • For example, Pentium II was released in 18 different variations, including mobile versions.
    • The French influence, most apparent in early examples such as Cologne Cathedral, gradually gave way to more distinctively local variations, as in the cathedrals of Ulm and Freiburg.
    1.4 countable/numerable [Music/Música] variación (feminine)

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