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egalitarian

adjective uk   /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/ us    /-ˈter.i-/ formal
believing that all people are equally important and should have the same rights and opportunities in life: an egalitarian society The party's principles are basically egalitarian.

egalitarian

noun [C] uk   /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/ us    /-ˈter.i-/ formal
a person who has egalitarian beliefs: Ford is no egalitarian.
egalitarianism
noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.zəm/ formal us  
the belief in and actions taken according to egalitarian principles
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