imparity

noun
im·​par·​i·​ty | \ (ˌ)im-ˈper-ə-tē How to pronounce imparity (audio) , -ˈpa-rə- \
plural imparities

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Recent Examples on the Web For nearly two decades, enrollment of women at the University of Tokyo has hovered around 20 percent, an imparity that extends across many top colleges. Motoko Rich, New York Times, 8 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of imparity

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imparity

Late Latin imparitas, from Latin impar unequal, from in- + par equal

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“Imparity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imparity. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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