Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Consisting of dissimilar elements.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "heterogeneous":

  1. The house stood in the middle of an unfinished garden, which promised ultimately to be as heterogeneous as itself, but which at present was merely an expanse of sorely wounded earth. - "The Lion's Share", E. Arnold Bennett.
  2. In the New York " market" of the men's clothing industry, where the union faces the most complex and least stable condition mainly owing to the heterogeneous character of the employing group, the latter grasped the opportunity to break with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers' Union. - "A History of Trade Unionism in the United States", Selig Perlman.
  3. Among the hundreds running about, talking, bustling, hauling heterogeneous luggage, sending last letters, doing last deals, a score of women either going by this boat or saying good- bye to those who were; and Potts, the O'Flynns, and Mac waiting to hand over Kaviak to Sister Winifred. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).