What does disparity mean?

Definitions for disparitydɪˈspær ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word disparity.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disparity

    dis-par′i-ti, n. inequality: unlikeness so great as to render comparison difficult and union unsuitable.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disparity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disparity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    It is not poverty but an economic disparity that breeds crime and the biggest depravity begets out of only materialistic mentality.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Commissioner Bill Bratton:

    You need to understand this isn't just about policing, this is about the continuing poverty rates, the continuing growing disparity between the wealthy and the poor. It's still about unemployment issues.

  5. Makarim Wibisono:

    The stark disparity in casualty figures on the two sides ... reflects the (skewed) balance of power and the disproportionate cost borne by Palestinian civilians, raising questions as to whether Israel adhered to the international law principles of distinction, proportionality and precautions.

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Translations for disparity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • несъответствие, несъразмерност, разлика, неравенствоBulgarian
  • disparidadSpanish
  • eroavuus, erilaisuusFinnish
  • disparitéFrench
  • असमानताHindi
  • perbedaanIndonesian
  • 格差Japanese
  • onevenredigheid, ongelijkheidDutch
  • несоотве́тствие, несоразме́рность, разли́чие, нера́венствоRussian
  • ojämlikhetSwedish
  • ஏற்றத்தாழ்வுTamil
  • 差距Chinese

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