variation

[ vair-ee-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌvɛər iˈeɪ ʃən /

noun

Origin of variation

1350–1400; < Latin variātiōn- (stem of variātiō), equivalent to variāt(us) (see variate) + -iōn- -ion; replacing Middle English variacioun < Anglo-French < Latin, as above

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British Dictionary definitions for variation

variation

/ (ˌvɛərɪˈeɪʃən) /

noun


Derived Forms

variational, adjectivevariationally, adverb
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Medicine definitions for variation

variation

[ vâr′ē-āshən, văr- ]

n.


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