various

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various is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
various

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈvɛəɹiəs/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈvɛɹiəs/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
various

Comparative
more various

Superlative
most various

  1. Various ways, types, kinds, etc, are many different ones.
    I've made the dish a number of times in various ways. It's never the same.
    What are the differences between the various types of bottled water?

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Determiner[change]

Determiner
various

  1. You use various to identify more than one thing without saying exactly which ones.
    Various books have been taken.
    There are various ways to fix the problem.
    You have broken various of the rules.

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