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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…
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