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variant

var·i·ant

variant

 
pronunciation:
veIr i nt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: differing from something considered normal or from most others of the same type; deviant.
synonyms:
deviant, different, divergent
similar words:
deviate, unusual
definition 2: containing or exhibiting variation or diversity; varying.
synonyms:
varied
similar words:
diverse, varying
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that shows differences from a norm or average, or from others of the same type.
This blue tulip is a lovely variant of a purple strain.
synonyms:
variation
similar words:
alteration, modification, variety, version
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