egalitarian


egal·i·tar·i·an

adjective \i-ˌga-lə-ˈter-ē-ən\

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

Full Definition of EGALITARIAN

:  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

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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