inequitable

adjective in·eq·ui·ta·ble \ (ˌ)i-ˈne-kwə-tə-bəl \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of inequitable

: not equitable : unfair
  • an inequitable distribution of funds

inequitably

play \(ˌ)i-ˈne-kwə-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of inequitable in a Sentence

  1. They protested the inequitable treatment of employees.

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First Known Use of inequitable

1667


INEQUITABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inequitable

adjective

Definition of inequitable for English Language Learners

  • : not fair or equal


Law Dictionary

inequitable

adjective in·eq·ui·ta·ble \ in-ˈe-kwi-tə-bəl \

legal Definition of inequitable

: contrary to the principles of equity : not fair or just
  • inequitable conduct

inequitably

adverb

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