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discrepancy

dis·crep·an·cy

discrepancy

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skre pn si
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: discrepancies
definition 1: lack of agreement; difference; inconsistency.
There is no discrepancy between the two suspects' stories.
synonyms:
difference, disparity, inconsistency, variance
antonyms:
correspondence
similar words:
deviation, disagreement, dissimilarity, divergence, incongruity
definition 2: an instance of divergence or inconsistency.
A discrepancy was found between the reported figures and the actual ones.
synonyms:
contradiction, difference, inconsistency
similar words:
dissimilarity, incongruity
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