equality

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noun equal·i·ty \i-ˈkwä-lə-tē\

Definition of equality

plural

equalities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being equal

  2. 2 :  equation 2a

Examples of equality in a sentence

  1. the ideals of liberty and equality

  2. <it's absurd to suggest that there's an equality in the evil committed by the Nazis and the crimes of the government of that Asian country>

15th Century

First Known Use of equality

15th century

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EQUALITY Defined for English Language Learners

equality

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noun equal·i·ty \i-ˈkwä-lə-tē\

Definition of equality for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being equal : the quality or state of having the same rights, social status, etc.


EQUALITY Defined for Kids

equality

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noun equal·i·ty \i-ˈkwä-lə-tē\

Definition of equality for Students

plural

equalities

  1. :  the condition or state of being the same in number, amount, degree, rank, or quality


Law Dictionary

equality

noun equal·i·ty

Legal Definition of equality

  1. :  the quality or state of being equal: as a :  sameness or equivalence in number, quantity, or measure b :  likeness or sameness in quality, power, status, or degree



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