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DISPARITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disparity mean? 

DISPARITY (noun)
  The noun DISPARITY has 1 sense:

1. inequality or difference in some respect

  Familiarity information: DISPARITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISPARITY (noun)


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Meaning:

Inequality or difference in some respect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("disparity" is a kind of...):

inequality (lack of equality)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "disparity"):

far cry (a disappointing disparity)

gap; spread (a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures)

disconnect; disconnection; gulf (an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding))

disproportion (lack of proportion; imbalance among the parts of something)


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