Definitions for disparitydɪˈspær ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disparity(noun)

    inequality or difference in some respect


  1. disparity(Noun)

    the state of being unequal; difference

  2. disparity(Noun)


  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.


  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. 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. Francis Birungi:

    There is a great disparity between the protection enshrined by the law and women’s lives and experiences, and land security for millions of women and their children remains tenuous.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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Translations for disparity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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