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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.
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