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egalitarianism

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noun egal·i·tar·i·an·ism \-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of egalitarianism

  1. 1 :  a belief in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs

  2. 2 :  a social philosophy advocating the removal of inequalities among people



1905

First Known Use of egalitarianism

1905



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