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disparity Explained

disparity at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dıs'perətı]

disparity at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1555, from M.Fr. disparit?, from L.L. disparitatem "inequality," from L. dis- "not" + L.L. paritas (gen. paritatis) "parity." ///

disparity at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n plural disparities [U and C] formal // a difference between two or more things, especially an unfair one// parity// disparity in/between// --We are still seeing a disparity between the rates of pay for men and women.//

disparity at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

124 Moby Thesaurus words for "disparity":
agreement to disagree, alienation, antagonism, apostasy,
argumentation, asymmetry, bad copy, bad likeness, camouflage,
clashing, conflict, contradiction, contrariety, contrast,
controversy, counter-culture, cross-purposes, departure, deviation,
difference, difference of opinion, difficulty, disaccord,
disaccordance, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval,
disconformity, discongruity, discord, discordance, discordancy,
discrepancy, discreteness, disequilibrium, disguise, disharmony,
disproportion, dissatisfaction, dissemblance, dissension, dissent,
dissentience, dissidence, dissimilarity, dissimilation,
dissimilitude, dissonance, distinction, distinctness, disunion,
disunity, divergence, divergency, diversity, dividedness, division,
dropping out, faction, far cry, gap, heterogeneity, imbalance,
imparity, inaccordance, inadequacy, incommensurability,
incomparability, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency,
inconsonance, inequality, inequity, inharmoniousness, inharmony,
injustice, insufficiency, irreconcilability, irregularity, jarring,
makeup, mere caricature, minority opinion, misunderstanding,
mixture, negation, nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence,
nonconformity, nonconsent, nonuniformity, odds, opposition,
oppugnancy, otherness, overbalance, polarization, poor imitation,
recusance, recusancy, rejection, repudiation, repugnance,
secession, separateness, shortcoming, unbalance, unconformity,
underground, unevenness, unfair discrimination, unharmoniousness,
unlikeness, unorthodoxy, unresemblance, unsameness, unsimilarity,
variance, variation, variegation, variety, withdrawal

disparity at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Difference): difference, variance, variation, variety, diversity, dissimilarity, disagreement, disparity, inequality, distinction, contradistinction, alteration, modification, permutation, fine distinction, subtle distinction, shade of difference, nuance, discrimination, different thing, something else, horse of a different color.

[N] (Dissimilarity): dissimilarity, unlikeness, dissimilitude, diversity, disparity, divergence, variation, difference, novelty, originality, creativeness.

[N] (Disagreement): disagreement, discord, discordance, dissonance, dissidence, discrepancy, lack of conformity, incongruity, misalliance, dissension, conflict, opposition, bickering, clashing, misunderstanding, argument, quarrel, wrangle, disparity, mismatch, disproportion, dissimilitude, inequality, disproportionateness, variance, divergence, repugnance, unfitness, inaptitude, impropriety, inapplicability, inconsistency, irrelevancy, intrusion, interference, inappropriateness.

[N] (Inequality [Difference of quantity or degree]): inequality, disparity, odds, difference, unevenness, tipping of the scale, partiality, bias, prejudice, weight, shortcoming, superiority, inferiority.

disparity at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U, C] (plural disparities) (formal) a difference, especially one connected with unfair treatment:
the wide disparity between rich and poor * growing regional disparities in economic prosperity

disparity at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U, C] (plural disparities) (formal) a difference, especially one connected with unfair treatment:
the wide disparity between rich and poor * growing regional disparities in economic prosperity

Disparity at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Disparity \Dis*par"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Disparities}. [LL.
disparitas, fr. L. dispar unlike, unequal; dis- + par equal:
cf. F. disparit['e]. See {Par}, {Peer}.]
Inequality; difference in age, rank, condition, or
excellence; dissimilitude; -- followed by between, in, of, as
to, etc.; as, disparity in, or of, years; a disparity as to
color.

The disparity between God and his intelligent
creatures. --I. Taylor.

The disparity of numbers was not such as ought to cause
any uneasiness. --Macaulay.

Syn: Inequality; unlikeness; dissimilitude; disproportion;
difference.

disparity at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

disparity
n : inequality or difference in some respect

disparity at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=disparity

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » frm Inter: term » disparité|lang=frm.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsˈpæɹɪti/

Noun

Inter: en-noun » disparities|-
  • Inter: uncountabl » e the state of being unequal; difference
    1. incongruity

      Synonyms

      * Inter: l » en|unalikeness

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » the state of being unequal; difference

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разлика|f, Inter: t+ » bg|неравенство|n
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|ongelijkheid, Inter: t- » nl|onevenredigheid

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: eroavuus, erilaisuus
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|ojämlikhet


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » incongruity
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|несъответствие|n, Inter: t+ » bg|несъразмерност|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » disparity
    Translation: el » disparity
    Translation: eo » disparity
    Translation: fa » disparity
    Translation: ko » disparity
    Translation: io » disparity
    Translation: it » disparity
    Translation: kn » disparity
    Translation: hu » disparity
    Translation: my » disparity
    Translation: ps » disparity
    Translation: pl » disparity
    Translation: fi » disparity
    Translation: ta » disparity
    Translation: te » disparity
    Translation: vi » disparity
    Translation: zh » disparity