di·ver·si·ty /dəˈvɚsəti/ noun plural di·ver·si·ties
the quality or state of having many different forms, types, ideas, etc. [noncount
] ▪ The island has more diversity in plant life than other islands nearby. ▪ biological/genetic/linguistic diversity ▪ There was some diversity of opinion about what should be done. [=people had different opinions about what should be done]
] — usually singular ▪ The area has a great diversity [=variety] of birds. ▪ She has a wide diversity of interests. [=she has many different interests]
the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization [noncount
] ▪ The city is known for its cultural/ethnic diversity. ▪ The school aims for diversity in its student population.
] — usually singular ▪ There is a greater diversity in the city's population now.