English Synonyms and Antonyms
Difference is the state or quality of being unlike or the amount of such unlikeness. A difference is in the things compared; a discrimination is in our judgment of them; a distinction is in our definition or description or mental image of them. Careful discrimination of real differences results in clear distinctions. Disparity is stronger than inequality, implying that one thing falls far below another; as, the disparity of our achievements when compared with our ideals. Dissimilarity is between things sharply contrasted; there may be a difference between those almost alike. There is a discrepancy in accounts that fail to balance. Variety involves more than two objects; so, in general, does diversity; variation is a difference in the condition or action of the same object at different times. Disagreement is not merely the lack, but the opposite, of agreement; it is a mild word for opposition and conflict; difference is sometimes used in the same sense.
contrariety, contrast, difference, disagreement, discrepancy, discrimination, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinction, divergence, diversity, inconsistency, unlikeness, variation, variety
Difference between the old and the new; differences among men; a difference in character; of action; of style; (less frequently) a difference (controversy) with a person; a difference of one thing from (incorrectly to) another.
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lack of equality
"the growing inequality between rich and poor"
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One thing that you have to watch for is people just tacking the words poverty and inequality onto a pre-existing agenda that has very little to do with addressing those problems, for the most part, I hear lots of the same trickle-down economics that helped to get us into this mess in the first place.
We stand to witness the greatest rise in inequality since records began. The deep divide between the rich and poor is proving as deadly as the virus, rigged economies are funneling wealth to a rich elite who are riding out the pandemic in luxury, while those on the front line of the pandemic — shop assistants, health care workers, and market vendors — are struggling to pay the bills and put food on the table.
Islamic values and the country's constitution oblige all bodies of the Islamic Republic to prevent any discrimination and inequality toward Iranians of any ethnicity, race or religion.
When I criticize Netanyahus discrimination, inequality, human rights violations, saying youhave to do better and we have to look at real equality and even desegregating certain communities.
It is a whole constellation of conditions they have shown impacts life expectancy. It is not just medical conditions, but also the social drivers that appear to be at play, like income inequality and mental distress.
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- desigualtatCatalan, Valencian
- nerovnost, nerovniceCzech
- Ungleichung, UngleichheitGerman
- inecuación, desigualdadSpanish
- epätasa-arvo, erisuuruusFinnish
- inéquation, inégalitéFrench
- disuguaglianza, disequazioneItalian
- 不等式, 不平等Japanese
- desigualdade, inequaçãoPortuguese
- inegalitate, inecuațieRomanian
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