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discrepancy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscrepancydi‧screp‧an‧cy /dɪˈskrepənsi/ ●○○ noun (plural discrepancies) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DIFFERENTa difference between two amounts, details, reports etc that should be the samediscrepancy in 🔊 Police found discrepancies in the two men’s reports.discrepancy between 🔊 There is a large discrepancy between the ideal image of motherhood and the reality.
Examples from the Corpus
discrepancyWhenever he works out his accounts there are always discrepancies.Truth-telling can help an organization close or eliminate discrepancies between the reality and the perception of its collective performance.Sound organizational training is designed to remedy a specific performance problem or knowledge discrepancy.When the data for census tracts are observed a marked discrepancy can be seen within East Allegheny.She always refused to discuss the discrepancies in her biography.Marked also was the apparent increase in the discrepancy between revitalising and deprived areas both between and within North Side neighbourhoods.Apparently there were discrepancies between police reports taken from the same witnesses at different times.He knew there were discrepancies, messed-up dates.discrepancy betweenAn employee noticed a discrepancy between the two signatures.
From Longman Business Dictionarydiscrepancydi‧screp‧an‧cy /dɪˈskrepənsi/ noun (plural discrepancies) [countable, uncountable] a difference between two numbers, amounts, details etc that ought to be the sameMoney managers warn that individual investors may find wide discrepancies in the prices they are quoted.
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