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Word: disparate

Definition: basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated


Sentences Containing 'disparate'

Adams oversaw construction of the Quadrangle, a building project that brought together two museums and many disparate offices into a single structure, but he also sounded the alarm to the US Congress about the state of the Institution's aging infrastructure and began the systematic renovation of existing facilities.
All the pieces were in place for new "large-scale English grammars" which combined the disparate approaches of the previous decades.
Although he enjoyed making entertainments, Ophuls became identified as a documentarian, using a characteristically sober interview style to resolve disparate experiences into a persuasive argument.
As with most Ayers albums, a collision of disparate styles confronts the listener but in this instance they work to extremely powerful effect. The title track with Mike Oldfield's guitar accompaniment and Robert Wyatt’s wracked harmonies would become a template for Ayers subsequent 70s output.
By late 2374, Worf and Jadzia are married less than a year when they decided to try to have a child despite the extreme difficulties posed by the disparate biologies of Trill and Klingons.
During his lifetime, Bolaño made his name as a writer of short stories, and "The Insufferable Gaucho" collects a disparate variety of work.
Earlier inaccurate and misleading conflations of these disparate terms resulted from reliance on imprecise Biblical translations and metaphorical impressions rather than on direct anatomical or behavioral observations of the bird species themselves.
Examples of research findings identifying disparate outcomes between benevolent sexism and hostile sexism are described below.
Healthline’s engineering team imports this massive, disparate collection of data (UMLS alone has more than 64 million records), and organizes the data into more manageable thematic groupings.
In 2000 he formed the ULFO to unite the disparate armed and political groups fighting for the right to self-determination of the Oromo, and led as chairman from 2002 until he was taken ill and flown to Nairobi where he died after three months' hospitalisation.
In addition, Singlish has a set grammar and particular phonological and grammatical rules, whereas Mangrish does not follow any grammatical rules, and is not mutually intelligible within different variants of Mangrish, even disparate regions in Malaysia itself.
In the Wiking Division, Steiner created a capable formation from disparate elements, and he commanded them competently through the many battles in the east from 1941 until his promotion to command of the III (Germanic) SS Panzer Corps.
It embodies his main point of view that the Bible itself is the best source for the knowledge of Hebrew as a language and for the ancient Hebraic ideas, even though the cross references of comparative passages or words might be separated in widely disparate ages.
It represented an extremely diverse and disparate range of occupations, but its core support came from workers employed in cleaning and security services.
It soon became evident that the Eastmans and Klein had developed an adversarial relationship given their disparate advice and counsel.
It was ruled by a series of monarchs who unified its disparate tribes and nationalities by constructing a complex network of roads.
Lawful permanent residents, who by law should not be subjected to any different or additional hindrances, are routinely delayed for processing, creating a disparate impact of any such purchaser.
Lennon and McCartney's artistic venues for the Beatles became more disparate.
Mike plays session drums and has collaborated with artists in many disparate styles.
More generally, the arbitrary lumping together of disparate native peoples into geographical units decided on by the colonial powers has been an ongoing source of trouble throughout Africa.
Over the course of three EPs, they've managed to create some truly breathtaking and epic music that draw the dots between such seemingly disparate bands as Pink Floyd, My Bloody Valentine and David Bowie.
Praise centred on its cohesive merging of disparate genres and sonic experimentation.
Requiring a preliminary omnibus F-test amount to forcing a researcher to negotiate two hurdles to proclaim the most disparate means significantly different, a task that the range test accomplished at an acceptable α -level all by itself.
Reviewing the volume in "Astounding", Forrest J Ackerman found the two stories wildly disparate: the title piece was "truly ""Stapledonian", but "Black Goldfish" was "the weakest thing Taine has ever done."
Soraino has also recently turned to his Jewish roots in theatre works such as Jeff Baron's "Visiting Mr. Green", where he teaches an unsympathetic parole officer a lesson in kinship and in cinema such as in the Chilean film, "El brindis" ("The Toast," 2007), where a Jewish-Chilean patriarch struggles to bring his disparate family closer.
Tamarkin praised the band for successfully fusing styles as disparate as blues, jazz, klezmer, calypso, and ska into "music that sounds at once ageless and primeval, authentically indigenous and inexplicably otherworldly, familiar and unlike anything else."
That later movement produced several larger groups still in existence today: the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Christian churches and churches of Christ, and the Churches of Christ. The geographically disparate Northern and Southern wings of the Christian movement did eventually discover each other, and they formed a convention in 1820, at which time a general list of five (some scholars have claimed six) principles unifying the otherwise diverse congregations were agreed upon.
The changes and cuts were controversial, prompting criticism from such disparate sources as a Jewish Journal commentary, an anonymously written employee blog called Tell Zell and a satirical Web site, Not the L.A. Times.
The Composite Data Virtualization Platform is data virtualization middleware that "brings together data from multiple, disparate sources -- anywhere across the extended enterprise-- into a unified, logical virtualized data layer for consumption by nearly any front-end business solution including portals, reports, applications and more."
The Design Build Institute of America describes the design–build process as follows: Taking singular responsibility, the design–build team is accountable for cost, schedule and performance, under a single contract and with reduced administrative paperwork, clients can focus on the project rather than managing disparate contracts.
The disparate treatment of cannabis and the expensive, patentable Marinol prompted reformers to question the DEA's consistency.
The first test in a pairwise MCP, such as that of the most disparate means in Tukey's test, is a form of omnibus test all by itself, controlling the family-wise error rate at the α-level in the weak sense.
The KPNLF was proclaimed on October 9 at Sok Sann, a camp in the jungles of the Cardamom Mountains that contained "barely 2000 men" and was a merger of 13 quite disparate groups such as the Khleang Moeung (500 men), Cobra (led by Colonel Prum Vith) and Khmer Islam Movement, the Prey Veng, the Nationalist Movement, Oknha Son Kuy, Kauv Tjlok, the Khmer Neutralist Movement, the Black Indra, United Free Khmer, ASW, Tonle Bassak, and the Kompong Thom Movement.
The latter architect solved the problem of the disparate registers of the collegio and the adjacent church, with a convex facade.
The pairing came together after Fall front-man Mark E. Smith asked Martin if he wanted to contribute to Smith's 1988 "Disparate Cognescenti" compilation.
The plot, reminiscent of the Alfred Hitchcock film "Strangers on a Train", focuses on two disparate characters.
The Queendom of Falena is a relatively rich land sustained by the Feitas River, which connects its disparate parts and enables trade and communication.
The team's dog received a shock of energy and gained the ability to remember their disparate adventures.
There was much speculation that Eden would become a rallying point for all the disparate opponents of Neville Chamberlain, but his position declined heavily amongst politicians as he maintained a low profile, avoiding confrontation, though he opposed the Munich Agreement and abstained in the vote on it in the House of Commons.
These disparate research areas can be linked by the following theme: the cosmic dust particles evolve cyclically; chemically, physically and dynamically.
This period was in fact marked by the unification of disparate concepts.
Understanding and definition of the YTT is constantly progressing, the term "Yukon Tanana composite terrane," or "YTCT" is used by some workers, reflecting the disparate depositional and tectonic histories being recognized in rock units within the YTT.
While most software engineers, or software developers, do many or all of the above as a course of their work, in larger organizations the specialty of the release engineer can be applied to coordinate disparate source trees, projects, teams, and components.
With the country at war, his unit was tasked with covering the northern approaches to the Third Reich, and he was appointed "Jagdfliegerführer Deutsche Bucht" ("Jafü Deutsche Bucht"—Fighter-commander German Bight) in October as well, to control all the disparate fighter units defending the northern coast. As the Luftwaffe expanded, in November he was then given orders to set up a brand new "Geschwader".
With the Federation of the Australian colonies into a single nation, one of the first acts of the new Commonwealth Government was the Immigration Restriction Act 1901, otherwise known as the White Australia policy, which was a strengthening and unification of disparate colonial policies designed to restrict non-White settlement.

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