By THOMAS FULLER
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.
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.
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')
- Differing one from another.
- 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.
showing a great deal of variety; very different:a culturally diverse population subjects as diverse as architecture, language teaching, and the physical sciences
n., pl., -ties.
- The fact or quality of being diverse; difference.
- A point or respect in which things differ.
- 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).
- [形]((やや古))いくつかの；いろいろの, 種々の.