Equality - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |iˈkwɑːləti|  American pronunciation of the word equality
Brit.  |ɪˈkwɒlɪti|  British pronunciation of the word equality

noun

- the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
- a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced (syn: equation, equivalence, par)

Examples

the ideals of liberty and equality

...it's absurd to suggest that there's an equality in the evil committed by the Nazis and the crimes of the government of that Asian country...

All people have the right to equality of opportunity.

Women have yet to achieve full equality with men in the workplace.

The government must promote racial equality.

The government was founded on a doctrine of equality for all people.

laws affirming the racial equality of all peoples

The bonds of sisterhood have helped unite women to fight for social equality.

...unrelenting in the pursuit of equality for all races...

Many women are campaigning for sexual equality.

Equality is conceivable only between things that are connatural.

Many women are crusading for improvements in the sexual equality laws.

The new law provides for equality of human rights.

Women must battle on until they have gained equality.

Richardson concluded from his studies that equality between the sexes is still a long way off.

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