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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