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discrepancy

noun aberration, anomaly, asymmetry, clash, conflict, contradiction, contrast, departure, deviation, difference, differential, differentiation, disaccord, discongruity, discord, discordance, disharmony, disputed point, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, divergence, failure to correspond, ground of argument, inaccordance, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, inconsistency, inequality, lack of accord, lack of agreement, lack of concert, lack of conformity, lack of congruence, lack of congruity, lack of consonance, lack of resemblance, matter of disputaaion, nonagreement, nonconformity, nonuniformity, split, subject of controversy, subject of dispute, unconformity, unlikeness, variance, variation
See also: conflict, deviation, difference, disaccord, disagreement, discord, disparity, distinction, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, inequality, paradox, variance

DISCREPANCY. A difference between one thing and another, between one writing and another; a variance. (q.v.)
     2. Discrepancies are material and immaterial. A discrepancy is immaterial when there is such a difference between a thing alleged, and a thing offered in evidence, as to show they are not substantially the same; as, when the plaintiff in his declaration for a malicious arrest averred, that "the plaintiff, in that action, did not prosecute his said suit, but therein made default," and the record was, that he obtained a rule to discontinue. 4 M. & M. 2 5 3. An immaterial discrepancy is one which does not materially affect the cause as, where a declaration stated that a deed bore date in a certain year of our Lord, and the deed was simply dated " March 30, 1701." 2 Salk. 658; 19 John. 49 5 Taunt. 707; 2 B. & A. 301; 8 Miss. R. 428; 2 M'Lean, 69; 1 Metc. 59; 21 Pick. 486.

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Kassahun Yibeltal, the President of the Federation of National Associations in Ethiopia, said the discrepancies in the mining income receipts were caused by errors generated within the tax collection system.
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Manan, however, said: " If at all there are discrepancies, this can be taken advantage of by the accused persons, but it won't affect the case much as the police have other vital evidence.
Yet other work shows that men and women have similar size discrepancies but differ in the direction of their unhappiness, with most women wanting to be smaller, and men more divided in their desire to be smaller or larger (Stanford & McCabe, 2002).
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