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variously
American English: /ˈvɛriəsli/
British English: /ˈvɛəriəsli/

adverb

  • she has been variously considered as a heroine and a traitor
    se la ha considerado de forma muy diversa: a veces como heroína y a veces como traidora
    the victims were variously estimated to number anything from dozens to hundreds of people
    el número de víctimas variaba, según los distintos cálculos, entre docenas y cientos de personas
    Example sentences
    • Radio shows were clogged with callers variously praising and condemning Fleming's decision.
    • He has also served variously as governor of five Kew schools, churchwarden, Justice of the Peace and trustee of local charities.
    • Across the UK, people have reported sightings of animals variously labelled as puma, leopard, panther or lynx.

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