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  • n  a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    he had a variety of disorders
  • n  noticeable heterogeneity
    the range and variety of his work is amazing
  • n  (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics
  • n  a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
  • n  a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  • n  a difference that is usually pleasant
    he goes to France for variety

  • By 1900, black peppered moths outnumbered the speckled variety by 99 to 1.
  • Earlier versions of this story erroneously stated that a variety of basmati rice developed by RiceTec of Alvin, Texas was genetically engineered.
  • A variety of press reports over the years have claimed otherwise, citing evidence that people ranging from alleged Sept.
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  • Dana Perino in Reuters UK
    The Constitution leaves the District of Columbia a variety of tools for combating [handgun violence], including some measures regulating handguns : [b]ut the enshrinement of constitutional rights necessarily takes certain policy choices off the... Antonin Scalia Mineral Wells Index Jun 27, 2008 107227 140487 variety We in no way want to stir the pot and make China feel that we are poking a stick in their eye, to a country that we have ...... a good relationship on a variety of issues," White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said.
  • Lee Rocker in Kiowa County Signal
    We mix it up, and use different combinations, duo, trio, and quartet,Rocker said. "We love to have a lot of variety in our shows."

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