disparity

[ dih-spar-i-tee ]
/ dɪˈspær ɪ ti /

noun, plural dis·par·i·ties.

lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference: a disparity in age; disparity in rank.

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Origin of disparity

1545–55; <Middle French desparite<Late Latin disparitās;see dis-1, parity1

synonym study for disparity

OTHER WORDS FROM disparity

non·dis·par·i·ty, noun, plural non·dis·par·i·ties.
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British Dictionary definitions for disparity

disparity
/ (dɪˈspærɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

inequality or difference, as in age, rank, wages, etc
dissimilarity

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