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English definition of “inequitable”


adjective uk   /ɪˈnek.wɪ.tə.bl̩/ us    /-wə.t̬ə-/ formal
not fair: The current healthcare system is inequitable and unjust, with huge disparities between rich and poor.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˈnek.wɪ.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
the fact that a situation is not fair: inequities in the health care systemUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
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