Examples of egalitarian in a Sentence
egalitarian policies for the redistribution of wealth
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In the movies, homeless people—or street people, or derelicts, or bums—sometimes get to play the lead in egalitarian-redemptive comedies like My Man Godfrey, Trading Places, Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
Long ago, authentic prophetic traditions tell us, our forebears lived in a more egalitarian society in which women acted as religious leaders.
Though the Supreme Court ruled in 1973 that unequal funding of schools as a result of property taxes was not unconstitutional, a subsequent wave of court cases led to more egalitarian spending.
This is not to say that the Public’s party people are egalitarian by any stretch.
But perhaps fittingly, even the desert festival (a favorite of the Birches) has succumbed to the tendency for the wealthy to snuff out an egalitarian province.
By the time the WHO came into existence, in 1946, eugenics had been disgraced and the new organization’s constitution enshrined a thoroughly egalitarian approach to health.
The idea was to build a network that looks a lot like bitcoin, but with a more egalitarian governance structure that would sidestep the kinds of fights that have enmeshed the bitcoin industry.
It was already inhabited—by a surprisingly egalitarian, majority-black community.
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Origin and Etymology of egalitarian
First Known Use: 1885See Words from the same year
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