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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; An event that departs from expectations.

Usage examples (37)
  • To acquiesce in discrepancy is destructive of candor and of moral cleanliness.
  • At 20 feet high, even going out to 40 yards, the discrepancy is about half a yard.
  • But do you not think that governments have a part to play in what you call the discrepancy between perceptions and reality?
  • If you think this "discrepancy" is the death-knell of global warming theory, you really don't understand what's going on, "Bart". for more
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