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Definition of disparate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1made up of parts or people that are very different from each other a disparate group of individuals
  2. 2(of two or more things) so different from each other that they cannot be compared or cannot work together a critical study that aims to cover such disparate forms as Anglo-Saxon poetry and the modern novel.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disparate