diversity

[ dih-vur-si-tee, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈvɜr sɪ ti, daɪ- /

noun, plural di·ver·si·ties.

the state or fact of being diverse; difference; unlikeness: diversity of opinion.
variety; multiformity.
the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientation, etc.: diversity in the workplace.
a point of difference.

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Origin of diversity

1300–50; Middle English diversite < Anglo-French < Latin dīversitās. See diverse, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for diversity

diversity
/ (daɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ) /

noun

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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