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Noun (futsuumeishi)
qualitative difference, disparitydifférence qualitative, disparitéDifferenz, Gefälle, Unterschied, Ungleichheit

ON: カク, コウ, キャク, ゴウ
status, rank, capacity, character, case (law, grammar)

ON: KUN: さ.す, さ.し
distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance

Example sentences
裕福な人々と貧しい人々との格差はますます広がっている。Parts: 裕福 (ゆうふく), 人々 (ひとびと), 貧しい (まずしい), 人々 (ひとびと), 格差 (かくさ), 益々 (ますます), 広がる (ひろがる)The gap between rich and poor is getting wider.

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