Translation of variety in Spanish:

variety

Pronunciation: /vəˈraɪəti/

n (plural -ties)

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (diversity) variedad (f), diversidad (f) visiting clients gives the work some variety salir a visitar clientes hace que el trabajo sea más variado variety is the spice of life en la variedad está el gusto
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    • The survey found that a lack of variety and poor nutritional quality of foods limits shoppers' ability to eat healthfully.
    • Digital radio promised lower costs, higher quality and more variety.
    • Unlike me, some people really do prefer uniformity to variety, regardless of cost.
    1.2 countable/numerable (assortment)variety of sth the fabric comes in a variety of shades la tela viene en varios colores he helped me in a variety of ways me ayudó de muchas maneras for a variety of reasons por varias or distintas or diversas razones
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    • Stallholders offered a variety of goods and a range of arts and crafts were on display.
    • His work draws upon a variety of influences ranging from travel to music and film.
    • However he has had a variety of different roles with a range of responsibilities.
    1.3 countable/numerable (sort) clase (feminine) chicks, but not the feathered variety [humorous/humorístico] muñecas, pero de las de carne y hueso [humorous/humorístico]
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    • Small firms generally come in two varieties: family-run or entrepreneur-led.
    • Municipal bonds come in two varieties: general obligation bonds and revenue bonds.
    • New varieties generally last only five to seven years before they are replaced.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (British English/inglés británico) [Theater/Teatro] variedades (feminine plural)
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    • Simon Gross has worked extensively in theatre, television, cabaret and variety.
    • With a London debut in 1891, he quickly established a successful career in music-hall, variety, pantomime, revue, operetta, and musical comedy.
    • Of course, as a result of this I ended up singing on television variety shows along with Dinah Shore, Perry Como, Pat Boone, even Ethel Merman!

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