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di·ver·si·ty

diversity

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vuhr s ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: diversities
definition 1: the state or condition of being being varied or consisting of various kinds.
The diversity of crops helps the soil replenish itself and aids in pest control.Because the college values diversity, it wants students of all races to apply.
antonyms:
similarity, uniformity
similar words:
difference, variety
definition 2: a variety.
There are people from a diversity of backgrounds working here.
antonyms:
uniformity
similar words:
variety
definition 3: an instance or point of difference.
There is a diversity between our opinions.
antonyms:
identity, similarity
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