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discrepancy

noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˈskrep.ən.si/ formal us  
a difference between two things that should be the same: There is some discrepancy between the two accounts. The committee is reportedly unhappy about the discrepancy in numbers.
discrepant
adjective uk   /-ənt/ us  
discrepant figures discrepant opinions/views
Translations of “discrepancy”
in Spanish discrepancia…
in French désaccord…
in German die Unstimmigkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不一致,出入,差異…
in Russian расхождение, несоответствие…
in Turkish çelişki, farklılık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不一致,出入,差异…
in Polish rozbieżność…
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