Meaning of diverse in English:


Pronunciation /dʌɪˈvəːs/

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  • 1Showing a great deal of variety; very different.

    ‘subjects as diverse as architecture, language teaching, and the physical sciences’
    • ‘Three sample areas are given to the above right, each of which is most diverse in a different way.’
    • ‘The country is ethnically diverse, indicated by its four language groups.’
    • ‘An increasing number of students are from racially/ethnically diverse backgrounds.’
    • ‘Although many schools have become more ethnically diverse over time, they typically remain divided.’
    • ‘The electorate is as diverse in its settings as it is in its peoples.’
    • ‘We provide resource persons for our students from culturally diverse backgrounds.’
    • ‘Communication barriers are increasingly common in healthcare today as the population becomes more culturally diverse.’
    • ‘Educating a culturally and linguistically diverse student population poses new challenges to America's school systems.’
    • ‘Thus, studies of asthma in racially diverse populations appear to be warranted.’
    • ‘The aim was to try to attract a more diverse range of applicants.’
    • ‘"I prefer a more diverse range of music to listen to, " says Burridge.’
    • ‘The topics are as diverse as the origins of the students.’
    • ‘The most diverse range of extreme nationalist groups joined together under their leadership.’
    • ‘They possess the most diverse array of something, but it's not wrestling.’
    • ‘The central and western United States have a similarly diverse array of pyrrhotite occurrences.’
    • ‘Since then the department has become too diverse to be readily characterised as a school.’
    • ‘The biotic diversity of the grasslands has historically supported a diverse assemblage of species.’
    • ‘The trek also offers diverse fauna and flora and a good opportunity to spot blue sheep.’
    • ‘He says it will also promote the diverse Australian workforce in the global economy.’
    • ‘Both groups were predominantly single and diverse in terms of country of origin.’
    various, many and various, sundry, manifold, multiple
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  • 2Including or involving people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders, sexual orientations, etc.

    ‘our company is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce’
    • ‘Viewers loved the zany, diverse sitcom.’
    • ‘It's easy to give all the credit for the success of the show to the showrunner, but the incredibly talented and diverse cast and crew are the real stars.’
    • ‘The inaugural industry event will bring together a diverse mix of female food and drink leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the issues impacting women working in food-related careers in Scotland.’
    • ‘She references the topic of immigration policy and racism, clearly a front-burner issue in this diverse school system of 50,000.’
    • ‘The panel is a diverse group of individuals with different identities and viewpoints.’
    • ‘If parties are paying attention, they will need to up their ground-game and woo diverse voters who have been traditionally under-engaged.’
    • ‘ A company's commitment to diversity and equity isn't merely a line or two in their mission statement—their commitment should be demonstrated in how they hire, recruit, and retain diverse employees.’
    • ‘ According to several research studies, diverse teaching staffs have great potential for contributing to increasing achievement levels for black and brown students as well as decreasing the absenteeism and suspension rates of the same students.’
    • ‘Bishop said there's no place better for small business than New York, and Queens is its most diverse borough.’
    • ‘The two women are doing their part to add a wrinkle to the ongoing push for diverse representation and inclusion in Hollywood.’


Middle English variant of divers.