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English noun: discrepancy

1. discrepancy (attribute) a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

SamplesA growing divergence of opinion.

Synonymsdisagreement, divergence, variance

Broader (hypernym)difference

Narrower (hyponym)allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance

2. discrepancy (event) an event that departs from expectations

Synonymsvariance, variant

Broader (hypernym)departure, deviation, difference, divergence

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