Definition of diversity
- programs intended to promote diversity in schools
- a diversity of opinion
The island has more diversity in plant life than other islands nearby.
The city is known for its cultural diversity.
The school aims for diversity in its student population.
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: the quality or state of having many different forms, types, ideas, etc.
: the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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