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Definition of “inequality” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “inequality”
in Vietnamese sự không công bằng…
in Spanish desigualdad…
in Thai ความไม่เสมอภาค…
in Malaysian ketidaksamaan…
in French inégalité…
in German die Ungleichheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不平等,不均等…
in Indonesian tidak sama…
in Russian неравенство…
in Turkish eşitsizlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不平等,不均等…
in Polish nierówność…
(Definition of inequality from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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