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Syllabification: di·verse
Pronunciation: /dəˈvərs
, dīˈvərs

Definition of diverse in English:


Showing a great deal of variety; very different: a culturally diverse population subjects as diverse as architecture, language teaching, and the physical sciences
More example sentences
  • Three sample areas are given to the above right, each of which is most diverse in a different way.
  • The country is ethnically diverse, indicated by its four language groups.
  • An increasing number of students are from racially/ethnically diverse backgrounds.
varied, varying, miscellaneous, assorted, mixed, diversified, divergent, heterogeneous, a mixed bag of;
different, differing, distinct, unlike, dissimilar
literary divers, myriad


Middle English: variant of divers.



Example sentences
  • I've written quite diversely on anything that I'm interested in - and I'm interested in quite a lot of things.
  • It was not just an unimpeded sound, but a diversely focused one.
  • Its countryside is rated by some as being some of the most diversely scenic in the United Kingdom, yet do we care?

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