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English definition of “disparity”

disparity

noun [C or U]     /dɪˈspær.ə.ti/ US  /-ˈper.ə.t̬i/ formal
a lack of equality or similarity , especially in a way that is not fair : the growing disparity between rich and poor Different and difference
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