Quick answer
"Combination" is a noun which is often translated as "la combinación", and "variety" is a noun which is often translated as "la variedad". Learn more about the difference between "combination" and "variety" below.
combination(
kam
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bih
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ney
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shuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mixture)
a. la combinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The church offers an interesting combination of Gothic and Romanesque architecture.La iglesia ofrece una interesante combinación de arquitectura gótica y románica.
b. la mezcla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I marinated the meat with a combination of herbs and spices.Mariné la carne en una mezcla de hierbas y especias.
2. (sequence of numbers)
a. la combinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ring is in the safe, but I can't remember the combination.El anillo está en la caja fuerte, pero no recuerdo la combinación.
3. (mathematics)
a. la combinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Find all the possible combinations of four digit numbers.Calcula todas las combinaciones posibles de los números de cuatro dígitos.
combinations
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. la combinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The queen always wore combinations and a corset.La reina llevaba siempre combinación y corset.
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variety(
vuh
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ray
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ih
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (diversity)
a. la variedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our members are from a variety of countries. Nuestros socios son de una variedad de países.
b. la diversidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our survey reveals a wide variety of viewpoints among the city's residents. Nuestra encuesta revela una amplia diversidad de puntos de vista entre los residentes de la ciudad.
2. (assortment)
a. la variedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We also have a variety of vegetarian options. Tenemos una variedad de opciones vegetarianas.
3. (type)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cactus variety indigenous to this region produces a delicious fruit. La variedad de cactus originaria de esta región produce una fruta deliciosa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (relating to variety)
a. de variedades
Our neighbor used to work on a children's variety show. Nuestro vecino antes trabajaba en un programa de variedades para niños.
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