inequitable

  • 1 inéquitable — [ inekitabl ] adj. • 1519; de 1. in et équitable ♦ Rare Qui n est pas conforme à l équité. ⇒ injuste. Partage, répartition inéquitable. ⊗ CONTR. Équitable. ● inéquitable adjectif Qui n est pas conforme à l équité : Répartition inéquitable. ● …

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  • 2 inequitable — in·eq·ui·ta·ble /in e kwi tə bəl/ adj: contrary to the principles of equity: not fair or just inequitable conduct in·eq·ui·ta·bly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Inequitable — In*eq ui*ta*ble, a. Not equitable; not just. Burke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 inequitable — (adj.) 1660s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + EQUITABLE (Cf. equitable). Related: Inequitably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 inequitable — [adj] unfair arbitrary, biased, discriminatory, one sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced, unbalanced, unequal, unethical, uneven, unjust; concepts 480,544,545,548 …

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  • 6 inequitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unfair; unjust. DERIVATIVES inequitably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 inequitable — [in ek′wit ə bəl] adj. not equitable; unfair; unjust inequitably adv …

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  • 8 inequitable — [[t]ɪne̱kwɪtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that something is inequitable, you are criticizing it because it is unfair or unjust. [FORMAL] The welfare system is grossly inequitable and inefficient. Ant: equitable …

    English dictionary

  • 9 inequitable — adjective Date: 1667 not equitable ; unfair < an inequitable distribution of funds > • inequitably adverb …

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  • 10 inequitable — inequitableness, n. inequitably, adv. /in ek wi teuh beuhl/, adj. not equitable; unjust or unfair: an inequitable decision. [1660 17; IN 3 + EQUITABLE] * * * …

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  • 11 inequitable — adj. Inequitable is used with these nouns: ↑distribution …

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  • 12 inequitable — in|eq|ui|ta|ble [ınˈekwıtəbəl] adj formal not equally fair to everyone ▪ an inequitable distribution of wealth >inequitably adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 inequitable — adjective formal not equally fair to everyone; unjust: an inequitable financial settlement after the divorce inequitably adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 inequitable — adjective inequitable salaries for similar positions Syn: unfair, unjust, unequal, uneven, unbalanced, one sided, discriminatory, preferential, biased, partisan, partial, prejudiced Ant: fair …

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  • 15 inéquitable — (i né ki ta bl ) adj. Qui manque d équité. ÉTYMOLOGIE    In.... 1, et équitable …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 inequitable — Synonyms and related words: arbitrary, bad, high handed, illegal, iniquitous, oppressive, unbalanced, undeserved, undue, unequal, unequitable, uneven, unfair, unjust, unlawful, unmeet, unmerited, unrighteous, unrightful, wrong, wrongful …

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  • 17 inequitable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unfair, unjust (see injustice). II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unjust, biased, discriminatory; see unfair 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. unequal, unfair, uneven, unjust, unbalanced, biased,… …

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  • 18 inequitable — in|eq|ui|ta|ble [ ın ekwıtəbl ] adjective FORMAL unfair because people are not being treated equally …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 inequitable — in·eq·ui·ta·ble || ɪn ekwɪtÉ™bl adj. unfair, unjust, biased, discriminatory …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 inequitable — adjective unfair; unjust. Derivatives inequitably adverb …

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