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"equitable" in British English

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equitableadjective

uk   /ˈek.wɪ.tə.bəl/  us   /ˈek.wɪ.t̬ə.bəl/ formal
(Definition of equitable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"equitable" in American English

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equitableadjective

 us   /ˈek·wɪ·t̬ə·bəl/
treating everyone ​equally; ​fair: She ​charged that women are being ​denied equitable ​pay.
(Definition of equitable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"equitable" in Business English

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equitableadjective

uk   us   /ˈekwɪtəbl/ formal
fair to all the ​people or ​organizations involved in a ​situation: New ​legislation should ensure ​faircompetition and equitable ​treatment for all the ​marketplayers. an equitable ​distribution of ​wealth/​resources/​profits
equitably
adverb /ˈekwɪtəbli/  us /-ṱə-/
The ​taxburdenneeds to be ​shared more equitably.
(Definition of equitable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “equitable”
in Spanish equitativo, justo…
in Vietnamese công bằng…
in Malaysian adil…
in Thai ที่ยุติธรรม…
in French équitable…
in German gerecht…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公平合理的, 公正的…
in Turkish eşit muamele eden, hakka uygun, adaletli…
in Russian беспристрастный…
in Indonesian adil…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公平合理的, 公正的…
in Polish sprawiedliwy, równy…
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