rough parity

Definition of rough parity

formal
:something close to equality
  • Currently, there is rough parity in the number of students entering and graduating from the school system.

Word by Word Definitions

rough play
  1. : marked by inequalities, ridges, or projections on the surface : coarse

  2. : covered with or made up of coarse and often shaggy hair — compare smooth, wirehaired

  3. : having a broken, uneven, or bumpy surface

  1. : roughly

  2. : without usual conveniences

  1. : uneven ground covered with high grass, brush, and stones

  2. : the rugged or disagreeable side or aspect

  3. : something in a crude, unfinished, or preliminary state

  1. : roughen

  2. : to subject to abuse : manhandle, beat

  3. : to subject to unnecessary and intentional violence in a sport

parity play
  1. : the quality or state of being equal or equivalent

  2. : equivalence of a commodity price expressed in one currency to its price expressed in another

  3. : equality of purchasing power established by law between different kinds of money at a given ratio

  1. : the state or fact of having borne offspring


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