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equitable

adjective uk   /ˈek.wɪ.tə.bl̩/ us    /-t̬ə-/ formal
treating everyone in the same way: an equitable tax system
Synonym
equitably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
If the law is to be effective it must be applied equitably.
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