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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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