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

Translation of variation in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (fluctuation, change) variation in somethingwide 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
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 uncountable (difference)
    diferencias (feminine plural)
    variation in somethingregional variation in vocabulary
    diferencias (feminine plural) léxicas regionales
    variaciones (feminine plural) léxicas regionales
    there was little variation in opinion
    hubo pocas diferencias de opinión
  • 3 countable (permutation)variation on something
    variación (feminine) de or sobre algo
    his stories are all variations on the same theme
    todos sus cuentos son variaciones sobre el mismo tema
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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