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leveler

noun lev·el·er \ˈle-və-lər, ˈlev-lər\

Simple Definition of leveler

  • : something that treats or affects all people the same way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of leveler

  1. 1 :  one that levels

  2. 2 a capitalized :  one of a group of radicals arising during the English Civil War and advocating equality before the law and religious toleration b :  one favoring the removal of political, social, or economic inequalities c :  something that tends to reduce or eliminate differences among individuals

Examples of leveler in a sentence

  1. <a nation of levelers, Norway has a tax structure designed to reduce the gap between the richest and the poorest>



1598

First Known Use of leveler

1598

Variants of leveler

or

leveller

play \ˈle-və-lər, ˈlev-lər\

Rhymes with leveler



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