inequality Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"inequality" in British English

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inequalitynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪn.ɪˈkwɒl.ə.ti/  us   /-ˈkwɑː.lə.t̬i/
C2 the ​unfairsituation in ​society when some ​people have more ​opportunities, ​money, etc. than other ​people: The ​law has done little to ​preventracialdiscrimination and inequality. sexual inequality There ​remainmajor inequalities of ​opportunity in the ​workplace.
(Definition of inequality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inequality" in American English

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inequalitynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·ɪˈkwɑl·ɪ·t̬i/
a ​lack of ​equality or ​fairtreatment in the ​sharing of ​wealth or ​opportunities: [U] social/​racial inequality
(Definition of inequality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"inequality" in Business English

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inequalitynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌɪnɪˈkwɒləti/ ECONOMICS
a ​situation in which ​money or ​opportunities are not ​shared equally between different ​groups in ​society: Several ​polls show that one of the biggest ​issues on people's minds is economic inequality.
(Definition of inequality from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inequality”
in Spanish desigualdad…
in Vietnamese sự không công bằng…
in Malaysian ketidaksamaan…
in Thai ความไม่เสมอภาค…
in French inégalité…
in German die Ungleichheit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不平等,不均等…
in Turkish eşitsizlik…
in Russian неравенство…
in Indonesian tidak sama…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不平等,不均等…
in Polish nierówność…
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