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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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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
  • تفاوتUrdu
  • 差距Chinese

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