Meaning of “diversity” in the English Dictionary

"diversity" in British English

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diversitynoun [ S or U ]

uk /daɪˈvɜː.sə.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 television adequately reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the country?

the fact that there are many different ideas or opinions about something:

There is a wide diversity of opinion on the question of unilateral disarmament.

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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:

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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uk /daɪˈvɜːsəti/ us

[ 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 equal opportunities employer committed 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)