The act of assorting; separation into classes. (noun)
A collection of various kinds; a variety. (noun)
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Use "assortment" in a sentence
"This eclectic assortment is characteristic of all the household purchasers, with the exception of Hester Smit from the neighboring Halve Dorschvloer."
"Speaking of casting ballots ... voting for The Twelve Babes of Christmas assortment is underway, and I totally didn't notice."
"We are building the right mix of stores, Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters by market to ensure the full HBC assortment is in place, in the proper proportion, a shopping solution by market."