inequity

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noun in·eq·ui·ty \(ˌ)i-ˈne-kwə-tē\

Definition of inequity

  1. 1 :  injustice, unfairness

  2. 2 :  an instance of injustice or unfairness

Examples of inequity in a sentence

  1. the inequities in wages paid to men and women

  2. <the inequity of the punishment led many people to believe that the defendant was being punished for his political beliefs>

1556

First Known Use of inequity

1556


INEQUITY Defined for English Language Learners

inequity

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noun in·eq·ui·ty \(ˌ)i-ˈne-kwə-tē\

Definition of inequity for English Language Learners

  • : lack of fairness : unfair treatment

  • : something that is unfair


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inequity

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noun in·eq·ui·ty \in-ˈe-kwə-tē\

Legal Definition of inequity

plural

inequities

  1. :  injustice; also :  an instance of injustice


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