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several, various, sundry: The artist used divers articles in her collage.
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diverse – unlike in kind; distinct; separate; divergent: There were diverse beliefs among the parishioners.
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Various; several; sundry.
[Middle English; see diverse.]
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archaic or literary
a. various; sundry; some
b. (as pronoun; functioning as plural): divers of them.
[C13: from Old French, from Latin dīversus turned in different directions; see divert]
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several; various; sundry.
[1200–50; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin dīversus diverse]
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|Adj.||1.||divers - many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"|
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
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divers[ˈdaɪvɜːz] ADJ (liter) → diversos, varios
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adj attr → mehrere, diverse
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