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English definition of “inequality”

inequality

noun [C, U]     /ˌɪnɪˈkwɒləti/
a situation in which some groups in a society have more advantages than others: inequality between the sexesUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairnessHuman rights
(Definition of inequality noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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