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disparate

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No action will be considered blameless, unless the will was so, for by the will the act was dictated.
Seneca
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] disparātus, past participle of disparāre ‘to divide’ from dis- ‘apart’ + parāre ‘prepare’.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
disparate

Comparative
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  1. Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.
    The board of the company was decidedly disparate – no two members from the same social or economic background.

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French

Etymology

Latin disparatus, past participle of disparare ‘to divide’, from dis- ‘apart’ + parare ‘prepare’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /dispaʀat/

Adjective

disparate (epicene, plural disparates)

  1. disparate; incongruous

Italian

Adjective

disparate f.

  1. Feminine plural form of disparato

Spanish

Noun

disparate m. (plural disparates)

Singular
disparate m.

Plural
disparates m.

  1. nonsense (meaningless words or actions)
  2. Great amount; a lot.

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