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dis·crep·an·cy

 (dĭ-skrĕp′ən-sē)
n. pl. dis·crep·an·cies
1. Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference.
2. An instance of divergence or disagreement. See Synonyms at difference.

discrepancy

(dɪˈskrɛpənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
a conflict or variation, as between facts, figures, or claims
Usage: Discrepancy is sometimes wrongly used where disparity is meant. A discrepancy exists between things which ought to be the same; it can be small but is usually significant. A disparity is a large difference between measurable things such as age, rank, or wages

dis•crep•an•cy

(dɪˈskrɛp ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state or quality of being discrepant.
2. an instance of being discrepant.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discrepancy - a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinionsdiscrepancy - a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"
difference - the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock"
leeway, allowance, tolerance, margin - a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
2.discrepancy - an event that departs from expectations
deviation, difference, divergence, departure - a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"

discrepancy

discrepancy

noun
2. A marked lack of correspondence or agreement:
Translations
تَعارُض، تَناقُض
rozpornesrovnalost
uoverensstemmelse
ósamræmi
neatitikimasnesutapimas
nesaskaņapretruna
rozpor
diskrepans

discrepancy

[dɪsˈkrepənsɪ] Ndiscrepancia f (between entre)

discrepancy

[dɪˈskrɛpənsi] n (between versions, opinions)divergence f
accounting discrepancies → différences f dans les comptes
price discrepancies → différences f de prix
discrepancies in sth → des différences dans qch
a discrepancy between sth and sth (= inconsistency) → une différence entre qch et qch

discrepancy

nDiskrepanz f (→ between zwischen +dat)

discrepancy

[dɪsˈkrɛpnsɪ] ndiscrepanza

discrepancy

(diˈskrepənsi) plural diˈscrepancies
disagreement or difference.

discrepancy

n. desacuerdo, discrepancia, diferencia.

discrepancy

n discrepancia; leg length — discrepancia en la longitud de las piernas
References in classic literature ?
Not so; these apparent discrepancies are easily reconciled.
We shall relate the circumstances of this melancholy affair as correctly as the casual discrepancies in the statements that have reached us will permit.
Though none of these statements agreed with Kaviri's, that the Russian was but three days gone from the chieftain's village and that his following was much smaller than now stated, Tarzan was in no manner surprised at the discrepancies, for he was quite familiar with the savage mind's strange manner of functioning.
With laughter, and with more than one slap of his hand on my shoulder that was more caress than jollity, he pointed out the discrepancies in my tale
The domestic nature of the story makes this audacious proceeding possible; while the lively fancies of my young readers will supply all deficiencies, and overlook all discrepancies.
But, on the other hand, the seeming discrepancies of the Republic may only arise out of the discordant elements which the philosopher has attempted to unite in a single whole, perhaps without being himself able to recognize the inconsistency which is obvious to us.
If you loved as I do,' she earnestly replied, 'you would not have so nearly lost me - these scruples of false delicacy and pride would never thus have troubled you - you would have seen that the greatest worldly distinctions and discrepancies of rank, birth, and fortune are as dust in the balance compared with the unity of accordant thoughts and feelings, and truly loving, sympathising hearts and souls.
The delay is related to discrepancies in accounts receivable and inventory at its Kenyan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) Limited, discovered in the course of downsizing and terminating certain operations as part of AOI's previously announced restructuring and cost-saving initiative.
Understanding those functions turned out to be essential for sorting through some thorny sequences that minimize discrepancies.
Given that desire levels tend to fluctuate over time, discrepancies in sexual desire are an inevitable feature of sexual relationships.
New features provide airlines with enhanced visibility into cargo discrepancies and improved asset and warehouse management.
A government document provided to The Associated Press indicates that at least 2 million people enrolled for taxpayer-subsidized private health insurance have data discrepancies in their applications that, if unresolved, could affect what they pay for coverage, or even their legal right to benefits.