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  • 1 Equal temperament — is a musical temperament, or a system of tuning in which every pair of adjacent notes has an identical frequency ratio. In equal temperament tunings an interval mdash; usually the octave mdash; is divided into a series of equal steps (equal… …

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  • 2 Equal pay for women — is an issue regarding pay inequality between men and women. It is often introduced into domestic politics in many first world countries as an economic problem that needs governmental intervention via regulation. The Equal Remuneration Convention… …

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  • 3 equal — Ⅰ. equal UK US /ˈiːkwəl/ adjective ► the same in price, number, size, etc.: »The values of cross border and internal sales were about equal over the year. an equal amount/number/share »Instead of an equal share, we got only one fifth of the… …

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  • 4 equal — 1. As a verb, equal has inflected forms equalled, equalling in BrE and equaled, equaling in AmE. 2. As an adjective, equal is followed by to (The square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides), whereas the… …

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  • 5 Equal — E qual, a. [L. aequalis, fr. aequus even, equal; akin to Skr. ?ka, and perh. to L. unus for older oinos one, E. one.] 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.;… …

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  • 6 Equal temperament — Equal E qual, a. [L. aequalis, fr. aequus even, equal; akin to Skr. ?ka, and perh. to L. unus for older oinos one, E. one.] 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree,… …

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  • 7 Equal Justice Works — is a Washington, DC based nonprofit organization that focuses on careers in public service for lawyers. Equal Justice Works’ stated mission is “to create a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice.”[1]… …

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  • 8 Equal (sweetener) — EQUAL is a brand of artificial sweetener containing aspartame, dextrose and maltodextrin. It is marketed as a tabletop sweetener by Merisant, a global corporation which also owns the well known NutraSweet brand and which has headquarters in… …

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  • 9 EQUAL Community Initiative — EQUAL is the ‘Community Initiative’ within the European Social Fund of the European Union. It concerns “transnational co operation to promote new means of combating all forms of discrimination and inequalities in connection with the labour… …

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  • 10 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — Agency overview Formed July 2, 1965 Headquarters Washington, D.C. Employees …

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  • 11 Equal Marguerite : "Etre parent et travailler" — Equal Marguerite Equal Marguerite (Être parent et travailler) est un programme européen qui signifie : Mutualiser et Associer nos Ressources pour Gérer de façon Utile à l’Emploi un Réseau d’Initiatives pour des Temps Equilibrés. Sommaire 1… …

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  • 12 equal — 1 adj [Latin aequalis, from aequus level, equal] 1: like in quality, nature, or status 2: like for each member of a group, class, or society 3: regarding or affecting all objects in the same way: impartial equal 2 …

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  • 13 equal protection — equal pro·tec·tion n: a guarantee under the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that a state must treat an individual or class of individuals the same as it treats other individuals or classes in like circumstances – called also equal… …

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  • 14 Equal Marguerite — (Être parent et travailler) est un programme européen qui signifie : Mutualiser et Associer nos Ressources pour Gérer de façon Utile à l’Emploi un Réseau d’Initiatives pour des Temps Equilibrés. Sommaire 1 Un programme Européen Equal 2 Agir… …

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  • 15 Equal justice under law — is a phrase engraved on the front of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington D.C. This phrase was apparently first written in 1932 by the architectural firm that designed the building. Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes… …

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  • 16 Equal Marguerite — ( Working and being a parent ) is a European program with the following aim : to manage initiatives aimed at fighting discrimination and disparities on the labour market for parents. Equal European programThe Equal programs are calls for European …

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  • 17 equal opportunities — ˌequal opporˈtunities noun [plural] HUMAN RESOURCES when the same chances and opportunities for employment are given to everyone whatever their age, sex, Race, religion etc: • We must establish a balanced workforce that will help guarantee equal… …

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  • 18 equal pay — ˌequal ˈpay noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES the principle that men and women should be paid the same amount if they do the same work: • The campaign for equal pay has been continued by the trade union movement. * * * equal pay UK US noun [U]… …

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  • 19 Equal opportunity — is a term which has differing definitions and there is no consensus as to the precise meaning. [Rabe, Johan. 2001. Equality, Affirmative Action, and Justice. Books on Demand. p. 83] Some use it as a descriptive term for an approach intended to… …

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  • 20 equal opportunity — equal op·por·tu·ni·ty n often attrib: freedom from discrimination (as in employment) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sometimes sexual orientation see also equal employment opportunity commission in …

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