Definition of “inequality” - English Dictionary

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“inequality” in American English

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inequalitynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɪn·ɪˈkwɑl·ɪ·t̬i/

a lack of equality or fair treatment 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 /ˌɪnɪˈkwɒləti/ us 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)