Definition of 'disparity'
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The disparity between the two lives could not be more stark. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite the overall increase in life expectancy, there remain wide geographical disparities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is certainly a wide disparity in the number of players unavailable per game this season. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is inflation and the disparity in wealth is enormous here. The Sun (2013)There is a huge disparity between her skill on the horse and her other life skills. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are also big disparities in pay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The figures gave rise to concerns that the economic recovery has masked growing regional disparity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The increasing disparity between the two can make growing old so hard. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a wide disparity between forces on the outcomes of hearings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The unjust system of taxation underlined huge disparities in wealth. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)The huge disparity in pay cannot be justified. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The result is a big disparity in the groups. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Both studies showed a strong regional disparity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And the scripts were based on the disparities between the two lifestyles. The Other Side of MeSuch social and economic disparity could not go without upheaval. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)But in some other areas of the country there is a wide disparity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Research suggests extreme wealth disparity can have a negative impact on health and wellbeing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It shows a huge disparity between the number missing and investigations undertaken. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The other notable element is the glaring age disparity between the five central characters and the actors playing them. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Regional disparities remained considerable as well. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)Racial and economic disparities are interlinked. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it also needs to focus on the wide disparity of economic prospects within Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'disparity'
British English: disparity NOUN
If there is a disparity between two or more things, there is a noticeable difference between them.
...the health disparities between ethnic and socio-economic groups.
Definition of disparity from the Collins English Dictionary
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