equality - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “equality”

See all translations

equality

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪˈkwɒləti/
a situation in which men and women, people of different races, religions, etc. are all treated fairly and have the same opportunities: She works as an adviser on equality and diversity at the Institute of Personnel and Development. We want to see equality and justice in the workplace.promote/campaign for/fight for equality The 2005 law was intended to promote equality for all Californians, regardless of sexual orientation. gender/racial/social equality equality of rights/treatment/accessequality for sb The Iowa Constitution has lived up to its promises of equality for everyone.equality between sb and sb The principle of equality between foreign and domestic investors needs to be adhered to more closely. equality policies/laws/legislation
Translations of “equality”
in Korean 평균…
in Arabic مُساواة…
in Portuguese igualdade…
in Catalan igualtat…
in Japanese 平等…
in Italian uguaglianza, parità…
in Chinese (Traditional) (社會地位、待遇上的)平等, 均等…
in Russian равенство…
in Turkish eşitlik, denklik…
in Chinese (Simplified) (社会地位、待遇上的)平等, 均等…
in Polish równość…
(Definition of equality from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of equality?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “equality” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More