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assortment

[ uh-sawrt-muhnt ]
/ əˈsɔrt mənt /
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noun
the act of assorting; distribution; classification.
a collection of various kinds of things; a mixed collection.
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Origin of assortment

First recorded in 1605–15; assort + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM assortment

re·as·sort·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for assortment

assortment
/ (əˈsɔːtmənt) /

noun
a collection or group of various things or sorts
the act of assorting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for assortment

assortment
[ ə-sôrtmənt ]

n.
The relationship between non-allelic genetic traits that are transmitted from parent to child independently and according to the degree of linkage between the respective loci.
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