Examples of divergence in a Sentence
a growing divergence of opinion about that U.S. president's place in history
any divergence from the community's strict moral code was met with social ostracism
Recent Examples of divergence from the Web
A big factor in the divergence, Storper and his colleagues found, is that the Bay Area developed collaborative organizations, such as the Bay Area Council, that have fostered technology’s expansion.
The divorce rate has leveled off in American society writ large since the 1980s, but there has been a dramatic divergence based on education: The divorce rate for college graduates is about half that of those without a degree.
Since then, the geopolitical story has been the dissolution of this global consensus—convergence replaced by divergence.
The divergence in annual salaries is so stark that the new collective-bargaining agreement that went into place on July 1 allows teams to smooth the annual salaries of any new such agreements.
The researchers suggest that this divergence could reflects an early wave of intermingling between humans and Neanderthals.
And the divergence date between us and them, when estimated based on mtDNA, is much more recent—between 498,000 and 295,000 years ago.
But there was little divergence apparent between the two leaders on the issue of North Korea.
An analysis of DNA from feather samples of the new Amazona suggests that the bird's origin dates to 119,000 years ago, a relatively recent divergence.
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Synonymsbifurcation, divarication, divergency, separation, parting of the ways
Related Wordsdifference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissidence, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diversity, unlikeness
Near Antonymsaccord, agreement; likeness, similarity
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