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n. pl. dis·par·i·ties
1. The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree; difference: "narrow the economic disparities among regions and industries" (Courtenay Slater).
2. Unlikeness; incongruity.
[French disparité, from Old French desparite, from Late Latin disparitās : Latin dis-, dis- + Late Latin paritās, equality; see parity1.]
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n, pl -ties
1. inequality or difference, as in age, rank, wages, etc
Usage: See at discrepancy
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dis•par•i•ty(dɪˈspær ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
lack of similarity or equality; difference.
[1545–55; < Middle French desparite < Late Latin disparitās]
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|Noun||1.||disparity - inequality or difference in some respect|
inequality - lack of equality; "the growing inequality between rich and poor"
far cry - a disappointing disparity; "it was a far cry from what he had expected"
gap, spread - a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
disconnect, disconnection, gulf - an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding); "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"
disproportion - lack of proportion; imbalance among the parts of something
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noun difference, gap, inequality, distinction, imbalance, discrepancy, incongruity, unevenness, dissimilarity, disproportion, unlikeness, dissimilitude economic disparities between countries
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1. The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree:
2. The condition of being unlike or dissimilar:
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disparity[dɪsˈpærɪtɪ] N (= inequality, dissimilarity) → disparidad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
disparity[dɪˈspærɪti] n → disparité f
disparities in sth [+ wealth, income, age, living standards] → disparité de qch
disparity between sth and sth → disparité entre qch et qch
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
disparity[dɪsˈpærɪtɪ] n → disparità f inv
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