Definition of 'miscellaneous'

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The result is slightly miscellaneous and repetitive. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)For the texts here collected might seem somewhat miscellaneous. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)No longer a place just for hiding disused tools and miscellaneous junk, it can be a standalone design feature or positioned to blend into your plot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These expenses, along with any other miscellaneous deductions are subject to a further reduction of 2 percent of his adjusted gross income. Christianity Today (2000)

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Translations for 'miscellaneous'

British English: miscellaneous /ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
A miscellaneous group consists of many different kinds of things or people that are difficult to put into a particular category.
...miscellaneous stories from around the world.
  • American English: miscellaneous
  • Arabic: مُتَنَوِعٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: misto
  • Chinese: 杂项的
  • Croatian: razni
  • Czech: rozmanitý
  • Danish: blandet
  • Dutch: gemengd
  • European Spanish: variado diverso
  • Finnish: sekalainen
  • French: divers
  • German: verschieden
  • Greek: ποικίλος
  • Italian: eterogeneo
  • Japanese: 雑多な
  • Korean: 갖가지 잡다한
  • Norwegian: diverse
  • Polish: rozmaity
  • European Portuguese: misto
  • Romanian: divers
  • Russian: разнообразный
  • Spanish: variado
  • Swedish: blandad
  • Thai: เบ็ดเตล็ด
  • Turkish: çeşitli
  • Ukrainian: неоднорідний
  • Vietnamese: linh tinh


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