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"diversity" in British English

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diversitynoun [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 ​televisionadequatelyreflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the ​country? the ​fact that there are many different ​ideas or ​opinions about something: There is awide diversity ofopinion on the ​question of ​unilateraldisarmament.

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(Definition of diversity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diversity" in American English

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diversitynoun [U]

 us   /dɪˈvɜr·sɪ·t̬i, dɑɪ-/
the ​condition or ​fact of being different or ​varied; ​variety: genetic/​biological diversity a ​wide diversity of ​opinion/​ideas social studies Diversity is also the ​mixture of ​races and ​religions that make up a ​group of ​people.
(Definition of diversity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"diversity" in Business English

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diversitynoun

uk   us   /daɪˈvɜːsəti/
[U] HR, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the fact of there being ​people of many different ​groups in ​society, within an ​organization, etc.: cultural/​ethnic diversity We are an ​equalopportunitiesemployercommitted to diversity in the ​workplace.
[S or U] the fact of there being many different things existing together in a ​group: There seemed to to be an infinite diversity of possibilities.
(Definition of diversity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diversity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多样性,多样化…
in Turkish çeşitlilik, farklılık, çok türlülük…
in Russian разнообразие, многообразие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多樣性,多樣化…
in Polish różnorodność…
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