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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
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It is often instructive to take the woman's, the private and domestic, view of a public man; nor can anything be more curious than the vast discrepancy between portraits intended for engraving and the pencil-sketches that pass from hand to hand behind the original's back.
He spoke of me all the time, in the blandest way, as "this prodigious giant," and "this horrible sky-towering monster," and "this tusked and taloned man-devour- ing ogre", and everybody took in all this bosh in the naivest way, and never smiled or seemed to notice that there was any discrepancy between these watered statis- tics and me.
It may be inseparable from the discrepancy in their years.
There was no discrepancy of years between us, to remove her far from me; we were of nearly the same age, though of course the age told for more in her case than in mine; but the air of inaccessibility which her beauty and her manner gave her, tormented me in the midst of my delight, and at the height of the assurance I felt that our patroness had chosen us for one another.
He calls attention, and with reason, to the discrepancy about his father having signalled to him before seeing him, also to his refusal to give details of his conversation with his father, and his singular account of his father's dying words.
Whoever is on the stage, it is always Shakespeare who is speaking to me, and perhaps this is the reason why in the past I can trace no discrepancy between reading his plays and seeing them.
There was a discrepancy between the answer and the record in the recruiting books, and a consequent discussion, until Munster solved the difficulty.
If you could show a discrepancy between the date of the doctor's certificate and the date of Lady Glyde's journey to London, the matter would wear a totally different aspect, and I should be the first to say, Let us go on.
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