Meaning of discrepancy

dis•crep•an•cy

Pronunciation: (di-skrep'un-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies
  1. the state or quality of being discrepant; difference; inconsistency.
  2. an instance of difference or inconsistency: There are certain discrepancies between the two versions of the story.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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