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ˈdɪs pər ɪt, dɪˈspær-dis·parate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disparateadjective

    fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind

    "such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"; "disparate ideas"

  2. disparateadjective

    including markedly dissimilar elements

    "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"

Wiktionary

  1. disparatenoun

    Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.

    Etymology: From disparatus, past participle of disparare, from dis- + parare, from par

  2. disparateadjective

    Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.

    The board of the company was decidedly disparate u2013 no two members from the same social or economic background.

    Etymology: From disparatus, past participle of disparare, from dis- + parare, from par

  3. disparateadjective

    Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.

    Etymology: From disparatus, past participle of disparare, from dis- + parare, from par

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disparateadjective

    unequal; dissimilar; separate

    Etymology: [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare to part, separate; dis- + parare to make ready, prepare.]

  2. Disparateadjective

    pertaining to two coordinate species or divisions

    Etymology: [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare to part, separate; dis- + parare to make ready, prepare.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disparate

    dis′par-āt, adj. unequal: incapable of being compared.—n. Disparate′ness.—n.pl. Dis′parates, things or characters of different species. [L. disparātusdis, neg., and parāre, make equal.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disparate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disparate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of disparate in a Sentence

  1. Greg Stanton:

    Because of the unacceptably disparate distribution of polling locations, I respectfully request the U.S. Department of Justice investigate what took place [...] to ensure all voters are treated equally.

  2. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin:

    It is healthy and appropriate that disparate ideas are voiced at this stage, and I am grateful to President Trump for recognizing and encouraging this.

  3. Gary Bledsoe:

    People who exercise their constitutional right to not participate in a racist song, and are therefore denied an opportunity to play in a special band, that's just going to be an issue that's going to have a disparate impact on African-American band members, it’s like telling folks you have to engage in a racist activity and if you don’t, you can’t be in the band.

  4. Sarah Bajc:

    After a year and a half of ambiguity and disparate theories, I would rather have certainty than doubt, At least now there seems to be evidence that the plane did go in the water. I do wonder why it took so long. I also still wonder where the hull of the plane and the bodies are, and what happened.

  5. Michele Hunter:

    Meat-eaters are not a protected class under constitutional law, so they would not be able to raise a discrimination claim unless they could link to ‘ disparate impact, ’ meaning that landlords say they’re screening out meat-eaters but it’s actually a pretext for screening out people of color or a particular gender.

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