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discrepancy (s) (noun), discrepancies (pl)
1. A lack of agreement or balance: "There is a discrepancy when there is a difference between two things that should be the same."
2. A divergence or disagreement; such as, between facts or claims; a difference: "There are discrepancies between the results of the two research results."
3. Etymology: from Latin discrepantia. "discordance, discrepancy", from discrepantem, discrepans, discrepare, "sound differently, differ"; from dis-, "apart, off" + crepare, "to rattle, to crack, to creak".
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