Definition of heterogeneous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

heterogeneous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌhɛt̮ərəˈdʒiniəs//
 
, NAmE//ˌhɛt̮ərəˈdʒinyəs//
 
(formal)
 
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consisting of many different kinds of people or things the heterogeneous population of the United States opposite homogeneous
heterogeneity
 
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NAmE//ˌhɛt̮əroʊdʒəˈniət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable]
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