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American English: /ˈvɛriəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈvɛːrɪəb(ə)l/

Translation of variable in Spanish:


  • variable winds
    vientos (masculine plural) variables
    Example sentences
    • The weather was scattered low clouds, light and variable winds, with thunderstorms in the area.
    • In their quest to achieve good results, competitors faced the challenges of not only the large number of boats, but strong tides and variable wind conditions.
    • On another day, light and variable winds, combined with strong tides, affected competition.


  • 2 (factor)
    Example sentences
    • Understand that in college admissions, grades are only one of the many variables that are factored into the selection process.
    • Ball trajectory into a bunker can determine the outcome of a lie in a bunker, and this factor interacts with other variables already mentioned.
    • Indeed, when you factor out variables like having children, the wage gap virtually disappears.
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