diverse

[ dih-vurs, dahy-, dahy-vurs ]
/ dɪˈvɜrs, daɪ-, ˈdaɪ vɜrs /
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adjective

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.

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Origin of diverse

1275–1325; Middle English <Latin dīversus (past participle of dīvertere “to divert”), equivalent to dī- di-2 + vert- (base of vertere “to turn”) + -tus past participle suffix

synonym study for diverse

2. See various.

OTHER WORDS FROM diverse

di·verse·ly, adverbdi·verse·ness, nounun·di·verse, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH diverse

1. diverge, diverse 2. divers, diverse
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British Dictionary definitions for diverse

diverse
/ (daɪˈvɜːs, ˈdaɪvɜːs) /

adjective

having variety; assorted
distinct in kind

Derived forms of diverse

diversely, adverbdiverseness, noun

Word Origin for diverse

C13: from Latin dīversus; see divers
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