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There is considerable variation in size, method of construction, and design.
It's an issue around which there is a wide variation of opinion.
There is, of course, variation between individual people and situations.
Research has shown wide variation in the rate that children learn.
The dessert is a variation on a classic recipe.
There are several variations on this theme, all with advantages and disadvantages.
This is the American English definition of variation. View British English definition of variation.
a shape similar to a circle but longer than it is wide