[ dih-vurs, dahy-, dahy-vurs ]
/ dɪˈvɜrs, daɪ-, ˈdaɪ vɜrs /
of a different kind, form, character, etc.; unlike: a wide range of diverse opinions.
of various kinds or forms; multiform.
including representatives from more than one social, cultural, or economic group, especially members of ethnic or religious minority groups: a diverse student body.
Origin of diverse
Related formsdi·verse·ly, adverbdi·verse·ness, nounun·di·verse, adjective
2. See various.
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British Dictionary definitions for diverseness
/ (daɪˈvɜːs, ˈdaɪvɜːs) /
having variety; assorted
distinct in kind
Derived Formsdiversely, adverbdiverseness, noun
Word Origin for diverse
C13: from Latin dīversus; see divers
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