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assortment


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assortment  \As*sort"ment\  (-ment),  n.  [Cf.  F.  assortiment.] 
  1.  Act  of  assorting,  or  distributing  into  sorts,  kinds,  or 
  classes. 
 
  2.  A  collection  or  quantity  of  things  distributed  into  kinds 
  or  sorts;  a  number  of  things  assorted. 
 
  3.  A  collection  containing  a  variety  of  sorts  or  kinds 
  adapted  to  various  wants  demands,  or  purposes;  as  an 
  assortment  of  goods. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assortment 
  n  :  a  collection  containing  a  variety  of  sorts  of  things  "a 
  great  assortment  of  cars  was  on  display";  "he  had  a 
  variety  of  disorders"  [syn:  {mixture},  {miscellany},  {miscellanea}, 
  {variety},  {potpourri},  {motley}] 




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