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Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.
[From French égalitaire, from égalité, equality, from Latin aequālitās, from aequālis, equal; see equal.]
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an adherent of egalitarian principles
[C19: alteration of equalitarian, through influence of French égal equal]
e•gal•i•tar•i•an(ɪˌgæl ɪˈtɛər i ən)
1. asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, esp. in political, economic, or social life.n.
2. one who adheres to egalitarian beliefs.
Believing in or promoting equal political, social, and economic rights for all people.
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|Noun||1.||egalitarian - a person who believes in the equality of all people|
moralist - a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems
elitist - someone who believes in rule by an elite group
|Adj.||1.||egalitarian - favoring social equality; "a classless society"|
democratic - characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier