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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 ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
There was a discrepancy between the answer and the record in the recruiting books, and a consequent discussion, until Munster solved the difficulty.
It may be inseparable from the discrepancy in their years.
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."
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.
Seven out of 100 candidates lie and misinform during a job application with candidates between 35 to 45 years having the highest discrepancy rate, according to the 5th edition of its Annual Trend Report on Employee Background Screening.
Accordingly, NEPRA has directed all Distribution Companies to forthwith cease the practice of charging cost for replacement of meter to the consumers for meter replacements, specifically on account of meter display errors, where the discrepancy or fault is not attributable to any act or omission of the consumer.
Lilliston and Klein (1991), for example, found that individuals with an actual: ought discrepancy were more likely to engage in affective and behavioral religious responses in times of crisis.
'A comparison between trade data reported in the IMF Direction of Trade Statistics and the PSA shows that trade data discrepancy declined from 26.7 percent in 2016 to 25.1 percent in 2017, but this rose to 26.8 percent in 2018 due primarily to export discrepancy,' it added.