diversity Definition

  • 1the state of being diverse; variety
  • 2the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientation, etc.

Using diversity: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "diversity" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The diversity of cultures in this city is amazing.

  • Example

    The company is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

  • Example

    The school's curriculum emphasizes the importance of diversity and multiculturalism.

diversity Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with diversity

  • the existence of a variety of cultural or ethnic groups within a society


    The country's cultural diversity is reflected in its cuisine, music, and art.

  • biodiversity

    the variety of plant and animal life in a particular habitat or ecosystem


    The conservation of biodiversity is essential for maintaining a healthy planet.

  • a business strategy that aims to create a work environment that values differences and promotes collaboration among employees with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences


    The company's diversity and inclusion program has helped to increase employee engagement and productivity.

Origins of diversity

from Old French 'diversité', from Latin 'diversitas', meaning 'contrariety, contradiction'


Summary: diversity in Brief

The term 'diversity' [dɪˈvɜːsəti] refers to the state of being diverse, encompassing a range of differences and variety. It can refer to cultural diversity, biodiversity, or diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Examples include 'The diversity of cultures in this city is amazing.' and 'The company is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.'

How do native speakers use this expression?