Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “diversity”

See all translations

diversity

noun [S or U] uk   /daɪˈvɜː.sɪ.ti/ us    /dɪˈvɝː.sə.t̬i/
C1 the fact of many different types of things or people being included in something; a range of different things or people: Does television adequately reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the country? the fact that there are many different ideas or opinions about something: There is a wide diversity of opinion on the question of unilateral disarmament.
More examples
Translations of “diversity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多樣性,多樣化…
in Russian разнообразие, многообразие…
in Turkish çeşitlilik, farklılık, çok türlülük…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多样性,多样化…
in Polish różnorodność…
(Definition of diversity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of diversity?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “diversity” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More