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inequality

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.ɪˈkwɒl.ə.ti/ us    /-ˈkwɑː.lə.t̬i/
C2 the unfair situation in society when some people have more opportunities, money, etc. than other people: The law has done little to prevent racial discrimination and inequality. sexual inequality There remain major inequalities of opportunity in the workplace.
Translations of “inequality”
in Spanish desigualdad…
in French inégalité…
in German die Ungleichheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不平等,不均等…
in Russian неравенство…
in Turkish eşitsizlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不平等,不均等…
in Polish nierówność…
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