- [U] 变化,多样化 the fact of varying difference in quality, type, or character
- [S] 种种,各种 a number or collection of different sorts of the same general type
- [C] 种类,品种 a particular type that is different from others in a group to which it belongs; sort
a collection containing a variety of sorts of things;
"a great assortment of cars was on display"
"he had a variety of disorders"
"a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
"a diversity of possibilities"
"the range and variety of his work is amazing"
(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics;
"varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality;
"sculpture is a form of art"
"what kinds of desserts are there?"
a difference that is usually pleasant;
"he goes to France for variety"
"it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
- The hotel offers its guests a wide variety of amusements.
- The shop sells a great variety of porcelain wares.
- We all need variety in our diet.
- Last week we went to a variety show.
- That is why the television networks keep serving up old movies and second-rate variety programmes.
- Some people like variety,others do not.
- Let's do something else for the sake of variety.
- There are a large variety of household implements on sale in the market.
- Qingdao is a resort efficacious for a variety of bodily ills.
- The garden offers a variety of attractions.
- Each variety of tree has its own name.
- They comprise three varieties.
- That farmer is always looking for new varieties of wheat.
- We grow a variety of crops, including cabbages, wheat and potatoes.
- There are different varieties of plants in the garden.
- They have bred a new variety of rose with larger flowers.
- This variety of dog is very useful for hunting.
Her work at the studios was..full of variety.出自： R. Ingalls
I loved it all..its social and ethnic variety.出自： J. Updike
Variety is the spice of life.出自：Proverb
误 We would like to see a great variety in dishes on the menu.
正 We would like to see a great variety of dishes on the menu.
- ☆ 1533年进入英语，直接源自中世纪法语的varit；最初源自拉丁语的varietatem，意为不同，多种多样。