2016年10月8日 星期六

diversity, win over, diverse, divers, overwhelmingly white


"An informal exploration of the field of biography, from key organizations to staple institutions, provides the most obvious explanation for the lack of diversity in its subjects: the authors, publishers, and editors of biographies are, themselves, overwhelmingly white."

Kavita Das explores the lack of diversity in the biography genre.
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Thais Cast a Wide Net for Diverse Tourists
Thailand is the only Asian country, travel industry analysts say, that has a government-sponsored campaign aimed at gay and lesbian travelers. It is also marketing itself to Muslims.



 Dr. Martin Luther's Book, entitled, Colloquia Mensalia, or, his Divine Discourses at his Table, held with divers learned Men and pious Divines; such as Philip Melancthon, Caspar Cruciger, Justus Jonas, Vitus Dietrich, John Bugenhagen, John Forster, etc.: containing Divers Discourses touching Religion, and other main Points of Doctrine; as also many notable Histories, and all sorts of Learning, Comforts, Advices, Prophecies, Admonitions, Directions and Instructions.



Study Sees Wall Street Pay Tilted Toward White Men But the study, by the City University of New York's Center for Urban Research, also found that the financial industry's work force was becoming more diverse.



Obama’s War Speech Wins Over Some Skeptics

By JAMES DAO
While opinions on the war in Afghanistan remained diverse, President Obama managed to persuade a significant number of people on both sides of the political aisle.

win over

Persuade, gain one's support, as in It won't be easy to win him over to our point of view. [Late 1800s]


diverse
(dĭ-vûrs', dī-, dī'vûrs') pronunciation
adj.
  1. Differing one from another.
  2. Made up of distinct characteristics, qualities, or elements: "Prague ... offers visitors a series of excursions into a rich and diverse past" (Olivier Bernier).
[Middle English divers, from Old French divers, from Latin dīversus, past participle of dīvertere, to divert. See divert.]
diversely di·verse'ly adv.
diverseness di·verse'ness n.

adjective

showing a great deal of variety; very different:a culturally diverse population subjects as diverse as architecture, language teaching, and the physical sciences

diversity
(dĭ-vûr'sĭ-tē, dī-
n., pl., -ties.
    1. The fact or quality of being diverse; difference.
    2. A point or respect in which things differ.
  1. Variety or multiformity: "Charles Darwin saw in the diversity of species the principles of evolution that operated to generate the species: variation, competition and selection" (Scientific American).



divers[di・vers]

  • 発音記号[dáivərz]
  • [形]((やや古))いくつかの;いろいろの, 種々の.
━━[代]((複数扱い))数人, 数個(のもの).

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