verb (used with object)
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No law ever works out as planned, and the mismatch only grows with time.
The mismatch in superpower military strength in the region is eye opening.
Sander and Taylor say that this is exactly what mismatch theory would predict, because preferences cascade.
The unexpected result is that the less selective the school, the bigger the racial preferences, and the larger the mismatch.
The best argument against affirmative action is presented in Mismatch, by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor.
It is hardly necessary to explain that a mismatch—of a young and an old person—is the usual pretext for a charivari.
On the other hand, a mismatch will clear the suspect completely and the detective will know to look elsewhere for the criminal.The Atomic Fingerprint|Bernard Keisch