The definition of disparity is a difference.(noun)
When you make $100,000 and your neighbor makes $20,000, this is an example of a large disparity in income.
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noun pl. dis·par·i·ties
Origin: French disparité
Origin: , from Old French desparite
Origin: , from Late Latin disparitās
Origin: : Latin dis-, dis-
Origin: + Late Latin paritās, equality; see parity1.
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