dis-=apart,away dis-是由分离引申为移去、剥夺、反对、否定，尤其加强语气的重要字首 变化型 de-,des-,di-,dif-,s-
n ~ (between A and B) [C, U] difference; failure to agree 差异; 不符; 不一致
(a) considerable discrepancy/There were many discrepancies between the two versions of the affair. 这件事的两种说法有很大出入.
npluraldiscrepancies [U and C]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin: discrepare 'to make unpleasant sounds that do not go together']
a difference between two amounts, details, reports etc that should be the same
Police found discrepancies in the two men's reports.
There is a large discrepancy between the ideal image of motherhood and the reality.
1. The discrepancy in their ages seemed not to matter. 他们之间年龄的差异似乎没多大关系。