Equality

  • 1 equality — e‧qual‧i‧ty [ɪˈkwɒlti ǁ ɪˈkwɑː ] noun [uncountable] when all people are treated in the same way and have the same opportunities: • Young women are insisting on career equality equality of • We believe in equality of opportunity ˌracial eˈquality …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Equality — commonly refers to the idea of equal treatment.Equality may also refer to:;Humanity * Egalitarianism, the belief that all/some people ought to be treated equally * Equality before the law * Equality of opportunity * Equality of outcome or… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Equality — E*qual i*ty, n.; pl. {Equalities}. [L. aequalitas, fr. aequalis equal. See {Equal}.] 1. The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 equality — equal·i·ty n: the quality or state of being equal: as a: sameness or equivalence in number, quantity, or measure b: likeness or sameness in quality, power, status, or degree Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Equality — Equality, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 721 Housing Units (2000): 333 Land area (2000): 0.900939 sq. miles (2.333421 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.900939 sq. miles (2.333421… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 Equality, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 721 Housing Units (2000): 333 Land area (2000): 0.900939 sq. miles (2.333421 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.900939 sq. miles (2.333421 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 equality — equality, social equality See democracy ; egalitarianism ; justice, social ; socialism …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 8 equality — late 14c., evenness of surface, uniformity of size; c.1400, in reference to amount or number, from O.Fr. equalité (Mod.Fr. égalité, which form dates from 17c.), from L. aequalitatem (nom. aequalitas) equality, similarity, likeness (also sometimes …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 Equalĭty — (spr. Ikwälliti), Hauptort der Grafschaft Gallatin des Staates Illinois, am Saline Creek; Saline …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 equality — [n] similarity, balance; egalitarianism adequation, civil rights, commensurateness, coordination, correspondence, equal opportunity, equatability, equilibrium, equipoise, equivalence, evenness, fairness, fair play*, fair practice, fair shake*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 equality — ► NOUN ▪ the state of being equal …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 equality — [ē kwôl′ə tē, ēkwäl′ə tē; ikwôl′ə tē, ikwäl′ə tē] n. pl. equalities [ME equalite < OFr equalité < L aequalitas] the condition of being equal, esp. of having the same political, social, and economic rights …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 equality — n. 1) to achieve, attain equality 2) racial; religious; total equality 3) equality among, between (equality between the sexes) 4) equality in (equality in pay) 5) equality of (equality of opportunity) * * * [ɪ kwɒlɪtɪ] attain equality religious… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 equality — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, perfect ▪ greater ▪ genuine, true ▪ formal ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 Equality — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Sameness of quantity or degree. < N PARAG:Equality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 equality equality parity coextension symmetry balance poise Sgm: N 1 evenness evenness monotony level GRP: N 2 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 equality —    All men are not equal in any descriptive sense. For instance, they are not equal physically or intellectually. In a prescriptive sense, we might say they should be treated equally, as long as there are not grounds for treating them differently …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • 17 equality — e|qual|i|ty [ıˈkwɔlıti US ıˈkwa: ] n [U] a situation in which people have the same rights, advantages etc equality of ▪ All people have the right to equality of opportunity. equality with ▪ Women have yet to achieve full equality with men in the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 equality — e|qual|i|ty [ ı kwaləti ] noun uncount ** the state of being equal, especially in having the same rights, status, and opportunities: The Party is committed to sexual and racial equality. Many people made sacrifices to achieve basic equality for… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 equality */*/ — UK [ɪˈkwɒlətɪ] / US [ɪˈkwɑlətɪ] noun [uncountable] the state of being equal, especially in having the same rights, status, and opportunities The Party is committed to sexual and racial equality. Countless people have died trying to achieve basic… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 equality — /i kwol i tee/, n., pl. equalities. 1. the state or quality of being equal; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability. 2. uniform character, as of motion or surface. 3. Math. a statement that two quantities are equal; equation.… …

    Universalium


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