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egalitarian

adjective uk   /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈter.i-/ formal
believing that all people are equally important and should have the same rights and opportunities in life: an egalitarian society The party's principles are basically egalitarian.

egalitarian

noun [C] uk   /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈter.i-/ formal
a person who has egalitarian beliefs: Adams was no egalitarian.
egalitarianism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/ formal
the belief in and actions taken according to egalitarian principles
Translations of “egalitarian”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平等主義的, 主張人人平等的…
in Russian эгалитарный…
in Turkish eşitlikçi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平等主义的, 主张人人平等的…
in Polish egalitarny, egalitarystyczny…
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