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variation

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1 a distinct treatment of something (as a story or a play)
  • the movie begins with a somewhat irreverent variation on the Nativity story

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2 the act, process, or result of making different
  • the latest in a long line of variations in her hair color

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The first known use of variation was in the 14th century

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“Variation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/variation. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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