variety
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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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variety
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).
a variety of reasonsdiversos motivos
2. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
variety is the spice of lifeen la variedad está el gusto
3. (of plant)
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).
4. (theater)
a. la variedades
(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).
variety showespectáculo de variedades
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variety [vəˈraɪətɪ]
noun
(gen) variedad (f); (range, diversity) diversidad (f); (Comm) [of stock] surtido (m)
a new variety
he likes a variety of food le gustan diversas comidas; a variety of opinions was expressed se expresaron diversas opiniones; it comes in a variety of colours lo hay en varios colores or de diversos colores; for a variety of reasons por varias or diversas razones; in a variety of ways de diversas maneras; for variety por variar; to lend variety to sth dar variedad a algo
variety is the spice of life en la variedad está el gusto
modifier
variety artist (n) artista (m) de variedades
variety show (n) espectáculo (m) de variedades
variety store (n) (US) bazar (m) tienda barata que vende de todo; (tienda barata que vende de todo)
variety theatre (n) teatro (m) de variedades
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "variety"
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wide variety
amplia variedad
a variety of
una variedad de
variety show
el espectáculo de variedades
variety of food
variedad de alimentos
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