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Definición de “parity” en inglés


noun     /ˈpærəti/
[U] ECONOMICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, WORKPLACE the state of being equal , especially in relation to pay and position : parity with sb In spite of many advances , women are far from achieving parity with men in many areas of employment . The union is campaigning to win the nurses pay parity with the drivers . They are confident that they will reach economic parity with other countries in the next decade .
[U] FINANCE, ECONOMICS a situation in which one unit of a currency has exactly the same value as one unit of another currency : The parity of the currencies has created a serious crisis in the trading figures .at parity The peso was pegged to the US dollar at parity, so that one dollar equaled one peso .
[C] (plural parities) FINANCE, ECONOMICS a measurement of the value of one unit of currency in comparison with another: The different currencies are all legal tender within each country or bloc , but parities are variable .the parity of sth against sth There was a 4% drop in the parity of the euro against the Swiss franc over the last twelve months . → See also fixed parity, interest parity, product parity, purchasing power parity
(Definition of parity noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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