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unfairness; bias; favoritism: She treated her two sons with inequity.
Not to be confused with:
iniquity – wickedness; unrighteousness; evildoing, infamy, depravity; gross injustice: I have loved justice and hated iniquity; therefore, I die in exile.
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n. pl. in·eq·ui·ties
1. Injustice; unfairness.
2. An instance of injustice or unfairness: discerned some inequities in the criminal justice system.
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n, pl -ties
1. lack of equity; injustice; unfairness
2. an unjust or unfair act, sentence, etc
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in•eq•ui•ty(ɪnˈɛk wɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. lack of equity; unfairness.
2. an unfair circumstance or proceeding.
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inequity, iniquity - Inequity is "injustice, unfairness"; iniquity refers to "immorality, sin, wickedness."
See also related terms for sin.
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|Noun||1.||inequity - injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards|
gamesmanship - the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win a game
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noun unfairness, prejudice, bias, injustice, discrimination, one-sidedness, unjustness Social imbalance worries him more than inequity of income.
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inequity[ɪnˈekwɪtɪ] N → injusticia f
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n → Ungerechtigkeit f
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inequity[ɪnˈɛkwɪtɪ] n (frm) → ingiustizie fpl
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