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var·i·e·gate(vâr′ē-ĭ-gāt′, vâr′ĭ-gāt′, văr′-)
tr.v. var·i·e·gat·ed, var·i·e·gat·ing, var·i·e·gates
1. To change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors.
2. To give variety to; make varied.
[From Late Latin variegātus, past participle of variegāre : Latin varius, various + Latin agere, to do, drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]
var′i·e·ga′tion (-gā′shən) n.
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|Noun||1.||variegation - variability in coloration|
|2.||variegation - the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered); "my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments"; "he limited his losses by diversification of his product line"|
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"