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di·verse

 (dĭ-vûrs′, dī-, dī′vûrs′)
adj.
1. Differing one from another: Members of the same family can have very diverse personalities.
2.
a. Made up of distinct characteristics, qualities, or elements: "Prague ... offers visitors a series of excursions into a rich and diverse past" (Olivier Bernier).
b. Relating to or containing people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds: a diverse workforce; a diverse curriculum.

[Middle English divers, from Old French divers, from Latin dīversus, past participle of dīvertere, to divert; see divert.]

di·verse′ly adv.
di·verse′ness n.

diverse

(daɪˈvɜːs; ˈdaɪvɜːs)
adj
1. having variety; assorted
2. distinct in kind
[C13: from Latin dīversus; see divers]
diˈversely adv
diˈverseness n

di•verse

(dɪˈvɜrs, daɪ-, ˈdaɪ vɜrs)

adj.
1. of a different kind, form, character, etc.; unlike.
2. of various kinds or forms; multiform.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Latin dīversus, orig. past participle of dīvertere to divert]
di•verse′ly, adv.
di•verse′ness, n.
syn: See various.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diverse - many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
2.diverse - distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"

diverse

diverse

adjective
1. Not like another in nature, quality, amount, or form:
Translations
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uensartet
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margvíslegur
įvairėtiįvairiaiįvairintiįvairumasskirtingumas
atšķirīgsdažāds

diverse

[daɪˈvɜːs] ADJ (= varied) → diverso, variado

diverse

[daɪˈvɜːrs ˈdaɪvɜːrs] adj (= varied) [range, group] → divers(e)

diverse

adj
(with singular noun) groupgemischt, bunt zusammengewürfelt; society, populationgemischt; range, selectionbreit, vielfältig
(with plural noun) people, areas, elements, backgroundsverschieden, unterschiedlich; interestsvielfältig; celebrities as diverse as …so verschiedene or unterschiedliche Berühmtheiten wie …

diverse

[daɪˈvɜːs] adjsvariato/a, vario/a

diverse

(daiˈvəːs) adjective
different; of various kinds.
diˈversely adverb
diˈverseness noun
diˈversify (-fai) verb
to make or become varied or different.
diˈversity noun
variety.
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For indeed, every sect of them, hath a diverse posture, or cringe by themselves, which cannot but move derision in worldlings, and depraved politics, who are apt to contemn holy things.
Prince Andrew was most favorably placed to secure good reception in the highest and most diverse Petersburg circles of the day.
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Afterwards when I wished to descend to the more particular, so many diverse objects presented themselves to me, that I believed it to be impossible for the human mind to distinguish the forms or species of bodies that are upon the earth, from an infinity of others which might have been, if it had pleased God to place them there, or consequently to apply them to our use, unless we rise to causes through their effects, and avail ourselves of many particular experiments.
It has often been assumed that man has chosen for domestication animals and plants having an extraordinary inherent tendency to vary, and likewise to withstand diverse climates.
Don Quixote was about to reply to Sancho Panza, but he was prevented by a cart crossing the road full of the most diverse and strange personages and figures that could be imagined.
The interests of that kingdom and those of England, though taking now diverse directions, are very nearly the same.
They could not think a man profound whose interests were so diverse.