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vary

(varies, varying, varied)
Pronunciation: /ˈveri; ˈveəri/

Translation of vary in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (change, fluctuate) variar* the price varies from week to week el precio varía de una semana a la otra the temperature varies between 45° and 47° la temperatura oscila entre 45° y 47° the routine never varies la rutina nunca cambia when do you finish work? — it varies ¿cuándo sales del trabajo? — depende 1.2 (differ) [accounts/standards/prices] variar* showing daily, times vary espectáculos todos los días, horario variable opinions on the subject vary hay diversas opiniones al respecto reactions varied enormously las reacciones fueron muy variadas or diversas 1.3 (diverge) to vary from sth desviarse* or apartarse de algo 1.4
    (varying present participle/participio presente)
    [amounts/conditions] variable with varying degrees of success con mayor o menor éxito

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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