noun (plural disparities)
A great difference: economic disparities between different regions of the country [mass noun]: the arrangements could lead to disparity of treatment between companies
More example sentences
- The disparity in fees between different schools can be overwhelming.
- His shots do help demonstrate the disparity between different films.
- Income and standards of living disparities in different regions of the country have become a growing problem.
mid 16th century: from French disparité, from late Latin disparitas, based on Latin paritas 'parity'.