• (British) IPA: /ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹət/, /ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹət/, /dɪˈspɛɹət/, /dɪˈspæɹət/


  1. Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.
    The board of the company was decidedly disparate, with no two members from the same social or economic background.
  2. Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
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disparate (plural disparates)

  1. (chiefly, in the plural) Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.

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