how to pronounce disparate


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disparate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of disparate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that's among disparate schools you can …”

meanings of disparate


  1. Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
  2. Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.


  1. Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.

disparate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word disparate occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics disparate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that disparate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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