Definitions for disparitydɪˈspær ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disparity(noun)

    inequality or difference in some respect

Wiktionary

  1. disparity(Noun)

    the state of being unequal; difference

  2. disparity(Noun)

    incongruity

  3. Origin: From disparité.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disparity(noun)

    inequality; difference in age, rank, condition, or excellence; dissimilitude; -- followed by between, in, of, as to, etc.; as, disparity in, or of, years; a disparity as to color

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jane Foley:

    We have the existing disparity between ECB policy and Fed policy. Certainly quantitative easing is priced in to a large extent but not fully.

  2. Blake Ashby:

    Statistically, it's hard to say that our society values African-American lives as much as white lives, you can look at almost any number and it suggests a disparity.

  3. Brad Page:

    Compare that to investment of around 100 times that amount for renewable power generation technologies over the same timeframe, a disparity in policy support is the main reason for this.

  4. Michael Lynn:

    Research shows that people tend to take their tipping habits with them, the bigger disparity between what they're used to and the culture they're traveling to, the more perplexed they'll be.

  5. David Hensley:

    Scratching beneath the headline numbers, however, reveals an ongoing disparity between the relatively strong performance of the developed nations whereas growth in the emerging markets is quite weak.

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Translations for disparity

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  • несъответствие, несъразмерност, разлика, неравенствоBulgarian
  • disparidadSpanish
  • eroavuus, erilaisuusFinnish
  • disparitéFrench
  • असमानताHindi
  • onevenredigheid, ongelijkheidDutch
  • несоотве́тствие, несоразме́рность, разли́чие, нера́венствоRussian
  • ojämlikhetSwedish
  • ஏற்றத்தாழ்வுTamil

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