noun (plural) -ties
- inequality or difference, as in age, rank, wages, etc
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Translations for 'disparity'
- British English: disparity If there is a disparity between two or more things, there is a noticeable difference between them. NOUN...the health disparities between ethnic and socio-economic groups.
- Brazilian Portuguese: disparidade
- Chinese: 明显差异明显顯差异異
- European Spanish: disparidad
- French: disparité
- German: Unterschied
- Italian: disparità
- Japanese: 相違
- Korean: 차이
- Portuguese: disparidade
- Spanish: disparidad
Example Sentences Including 'disparity'
He wanted to be helpful to his young friend, but the disparity between their ages was too great.
Death of an Unknown Man
In this situation, our real job in the coming period... is to maintain this position of disparity.
Martin Long of the Irish Insurance Federation said: "The disparity in prices reflects a healthy level of competition.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
One thing from the past that will not be easily expunged, is the disparity in economic development between nations.
The Origins of Economic Inequality between Nations: A critique of Western theories on development and underdevelopment
Perper said Bechler was given a lot of fluids in the hours before he died, which partly explains the disparity.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
Sometimes marriages are quite successful when there is a disparity in ages.
The Road to Paradise Island
The disparity may be connected with the existence of two unlisted management shares.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2002)
The latest quarterly review from Scottish Engineering shows a growing disparity within different industrial sectors.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
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