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di·ver·si·ty

 (dĭ-vûr′sĭ-tē, dī-)
n. pl. di·ver·si·ties
1.
a. The quality or condition of being diverse: a band known for the diversity of its music.
b. The condition of having or including people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds: diversity on campus.
2. A variety or assortment: a diversity of opinions.

diversity

(daɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ)
n
1. the state or quality of being different or varied
2. a point of difference
3. (Logic) logic the relation that holds between two entities when and only when they are not identical; the property of being numerically distinct

di•ver•si•ty

(dɪˈvɜr sɪ ti, daɪ-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or fact of being diverse; difference; unlikeness.
2. variety; multiformity.
3. a point of difference.
[1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin]

Diversity

 a variety.
Examples: Diversity of Plants [book title by P. M. Synge]; of trees, 1382; of sounds, 1610.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diversity - noticeable heterogeneitydiversity - noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
heterogeneity, heterogeneousness - the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind
biodiversity - the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole); "a high level of biodiversity is desirable"
2.diversity - the condition or result of being changeable
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"

diversity

noun
2. range, variety, sweep, scope, field, sphere, compass, assortment, medley, amplitude, ambit as great a diversity of genetic material as possible
Proverbs
"It takes all sorts to make a world"

diversity

noun
The quality of being made of many different elements, forms, kinds, or individuals:
Biology: polymorphism.
Translations
إخْتِلاف، تَنَوُّع
rozmanitost
mangfoldighedvariation
monimuotoisuus
diverzitetraznolikost
fjölbreytnifjölbreytni; úrval
rozmanitosť
çeşitlilikfarklılık

diversity

[daɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ] N [of opinions etc] → diversidad f

diversity

[daɪˈvɜːrsɪti] n [cultural, social, racial] → diversité f; [nature] → diversité f
a diversity of → une grande variété de
There's a diversity of opinion → Il y a une grande variété d'opinions.

diversity

nVielfalt f; diversity of opinionMeinungsvielfalt f; the diversity of her interestsdie Vielfältigkeit ihrer Interessen

diversity

[daɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ] nvarietà f inv, diversità f inv

diverse

(daiˈvəːs) adjective
different; of various kinds.
diˈversely adverb
diˈverseness noun
diˈversify (-fai) verb
to make or become varied or different.
diˈversity noun
variety.
References in classic literature ?
Such diversities may be found even in dancing,: flute-playing, and lyre-playing.
For my own part, I should doubtless have belonged to the latter class, had I received instruction from but one master, or had I never known the diversities of opinion that from time immemorial have prevailed among men of the greatest learning.
To those who have merely touched at Nukuheva Bay, without visiting other portions of the island, it would hardly appear credible the diversities presented between the various small clans inhabiting so diminutive a spot.

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