Definition of assortment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈsɔːtmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈsɔːrtmənt//
[usually singular]
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a collection of different things or of different types of the same thing synonym mixture a wide assortment of gifts to choose from He was dressed in an odd assortment of clothes. an assortment of plates of varying sizesExtra examples a mixed assortment of sweets a motley assortment of characters an assortment of nuts We have a wide assortment of gifts to choose from. a/​an odd/​strange/​mixed/​motley/​random assortment of objects/​people/​clothes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: assortment