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divergence

noun [C or U]     /ˌdaɪˈvɜː.dʒəns/ US  /dɪˈvɝː-/
the situation in which two things become different: The divergence between the incomes of the rich and the poor countries seems to be increasing. Recently published figures show a divergence from previous trends.Different and difference
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