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egalitarian

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adjective egal·i·tar·i·an \i-ˌga-lə-ˈter-ē-ən\

Simple Definition of egalitarian

  • : aiming for equal wealth, status, etc., for all people

Full Definition of egalitarian

  1. :  asserting, promoting, or marked by egalitarianism

egalitarian noun

Examples of egalitarian

  1. egalitarian policies for the redistribution of wealth



Origin of egalitarian

French égalitaire, from égalité equality, from Latin aequalitat-, aequalitas, from aequalis equal


First Known Use: 1885



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