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a variety of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha variety of somethinga variety of somethingVARIOUS/OF DIFFERENT KINDSa lot of things of the same type that are different from each other in some way The girls come from a variety of different backgrounds. variety
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a variety of somethingThe reef fishes display an almost endless variety of colors and patterns.It includes searchable Olympic housing ads and event schedules, restaurant reviews, local attraction listings and a variety of news summaries.Milosevic has not used force for a variety of reasons, but none of them neatly squares with conventional wisdom.Children do badly at school for a variety of reasons.For a variety of reasons, our team will not be participating.The tragedy is now being pieced together from a variety of reports from outside the immediate impact area.Our night school was different for them, though, and they showed us that in a variety of ways.The college offers a wide variety of language courses.They are made very dependent on a variety of specialists for information and advice ... and in fact so are the parents.These could carry nuclear or conventional high explosives or a variety of runway-cratering sub-munitions.They soon spread to a variety of habitats, but in the Palaeozoic they were conspicuously abundant in relatively shallow environments.He held that there were a variety of different rightness-making properties.
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