egalitarian

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

Definition of egalitarian

  1. :  asserting, promoting, or marked by egalitarianism

egalitarian

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Examples of egalitarian in a sentence

  1. egalitarian policies for the redistribution of wealth

Origin and Etymology of egalitarian

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


First Known Use: 1885


EGALITARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

egalitarian

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

Definition of egalitarian for English Language Learners

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



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