inequitable


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in·eq·ui·ta·ble

 (ĭn-ĕk′wĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
Not equitable; unfair.

in·eq′ui·ta·bly adv.

inequitable

(ɪnˈɛkwɪtəbəl)
adj
not equitable; unjust or unfair
inˈequitableness n
inˈequitably adv

in•eq•ui•ta•ble

(ɪnˈɛk wɪ tə bəl)

adj.
not equitable; unjust or unfair.
[1660–70]
in•eq′ui•ta•ble•ness, n.
in•eq′ui•ta•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inequitable - not equitable or fairinequitable - not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation"
equitable, just - fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"

inequitable

adjective unfair, prejudiced, biased, one-sided, partial, partisan, unjust, discriminatory, preferential The system is grossly inequitable and inefficient.
just, fair, unbiased, impartial, even-handed, unprejudiced

inequitable

adjective
Not fair, right, or just:
Translations

inequitable

[ɪnˈekwɪtəbl] ADJno equitativo

inequitable

[ɪnˈɛkwɪtəbəl] adjinéquitable

inequitable

adjungerecht

inequitable

[ɪnˈɛkwɪtəbl] adjiniquo/a
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