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discrepancy

noun [C or U] uk   us   /dɪˈskrep.ən.si/ formal
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   us   /-ənt/
discrepant figures discrepant opinions/views
Translations of “discrepancy”
in Vietnamese sự khác nhau…
in Spanish discrepancia…
in Thai ความไม่ลงรอยกัน…
in Malaysian perselisihan…
in French désaccord…
in German die Unstimmigkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不一致,出入,差異…
in Indonesian perselisihan…
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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