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mismatch

noun [C]     /ˌmɪsˈmætʃ/ /ˈmɪsˌmætʃ/
an occasion when people or things are put together that are not suitable for each other: There is a mismatch between the capacity of the airport and the large number of people wanting to fly from it.Balance and imbalance
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