/ˌɪnkəmˌpætəˈbɪləti/noun[C or U](pluralincompatibilities)
›the fact that two things are so different that they cannot both happen, be correct, or be accepted at the same time: incompatibility between sth (and sth)In design, there seems to be an inherent incompatibility between speed and durability.incompatibility with sthA closer look at the plans reveals their complete incompatibility with environmental concerns.
›ITthe fact that two pieces of equipment, software, etc. cannot work together: incompatibility with sthThe most serious problem is incompatibility with existing drives.incompatibility between sth (and sth)An incompatibility between the two pieces of software prevents them from being used together.Be sure to buy certified products to avoid incompatibilities.
›HRthe fact that two people are not able to work well together, or that a person cannot work well within a company: Here are some warning signs of incompatibility that companies look for during interviews.incompatibility between sb (and sb)problems caused by perceived incompatibilities between team members