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e·qual·i·ty

 (ĭ-kwŏl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. e·qual·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being equal.
2. Mathematics A statement, usually an equation, that one thing equals another.

[Middle English equalite, from Old French, from Latin aequālitās, from aequālis, equal; see equal.]

equality

(ɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state of being equal
2. (Mathematics) maths a statement, usually an equation, indicating that quantities or expressions on either side of an equal sign are equal in value

e•qual•i•ty

(ɪˈkwɒl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being equal.
2. uniform character, as of motion or surface.
3. a statement that two quantities are equal; equation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equality - the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or statusequality - the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
sameness - the quality of being alike; "sameness of purpose kept them together"
equatability - capability of being equated
equivalence - essential equality and interchangeability
evenness - the quality of being balanced
isometry - equality of measure (e.g., equality of height above sea level or equality of loudness etc.)
balance - equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
inequality - lack of equality; "the growing inequality between rich and poor"
2.equality - a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
egalite, egality - social and political equality; "egality represents an extreme leveling of society"
tie - equality of score in a contest

equality

noun
1. fairness, equal opportunity, equal treatment, egalitarianism, fair treatment, justness the principle of racial equality
fairness discrimination, prejudice, bias, inequality, unfairness, imparity
2. sameness, balance, identity, similarity, correspondence, parity, likeness, uniformity, equivalence, evenness, coequality, equatability They advocate the unconditional equality of incomes.
sameness disparity, unevenness, lack of balance
Quotations
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" [Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence]
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character" [Martin Luther King Jr. speech at Civil Rights March]
"The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors" [Henry Becque Querelles littéraires]
"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others" [George Orwell Animal Farm]
"Even the president of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked" [Bob Dylan It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)]

equality

noun
The state of being equivalent:
Translations
مُساوَاةمُساواه
rovnost
lighedligestilling
tasa-arvo
jednakost
egyenlõségegyenlőség
jafnrétti
平等
같음
aequitas
rovnosť
enakost
jämlikhetlikhet
ความเสมอภาค
sự bình đẳng

equality

[ɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ] Nigualdad f
equality of opportunityigualdad f de oportunidades

equality

[ɪˈkwɒlɪti] négalité f
equality of opportunity → l'égalité des chances

equality

nGleichheit f

equality

[ɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ] nuguaglianza; (parity) → parità

equal

(ˈiːkwəl) adjective
the same in size, amount, value etc. four equal slices; coins of equal value; Are these pieces equal in size? Women want equal wages with men.
noun
one of the same age, rank, ability etc. I am not his equal at running.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈequalled , (American) ˈequaled
to be the same in amount, value, size etc. I cannot hope to equal him; She equalled his score of twenty points; Five and five equals ten.
equality (iˈkwoləti) noun
the state of being equal. Women want equality of opportunity with men.
ˈequalize, ˈequalise verb
to make or become equal. Our team were winning by one goal – but the other side soon equalized.
ˈequally adverb
All are equally good; He divided his chocolate equally between us.
equal to
fit or able for. I didn't feel equal to telling him the truth.

equality

مُساوَاة rovnost lighed Gleichheit ισότητα igualdad tasa-arvo égalité jednakost eguaglianza 平等 같음 gelijkheid likhet równość igualdade равноправие jämlikhet ความเสมอภาค eşitlik sự bình đẳng 平等

equality

n. igualdad, uniformidad.
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