egalitarian

adjective egal·i·tar·i·an \ i-ˌga-lə-ˈter-ē-ən \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of egalitarian

: asserting, promoting, or marked by egalitarianism

egalitarian

noun

Examples of egalitarian in a Sentence

  1. egalitarian policies for the redistribution of wealth

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Origin and Etymology of egalitarian

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


EGALITARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

egalitarian

adjective

Definition of egalitarian for English Language Learners

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



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