[ dih-vur-si-tee, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈvɜr sɪ ti, daɪ- /
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noun, plural di·ver·si·ties.
the state or fact of being diverse; difference; unlikeness: diversity of opinion.
variety; multiformity.
  1. the spectrum of individual differences and the corresponding group memberships and identities that human beings have in society: A functioning multicultural society celebrates the diversity of its people, but diversity can also be problematic for the maintenance of a cohesive national identity.
  2. the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientation, etc.: an initiative to increase diversity in the workplace.
a point of difference.
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Origin of diversity

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English diversite, from Anglo-French, from Latin dīversitās; see diverse, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for diversity

/ (daɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ) /

the state or quality of being different or varied
a point of difference
logic the relation that holds between two entities when and only when they are not identical; the property of being numerically distinct
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