Definition of leveler
1 : one that levels
2a capitalized : one of a group of radicals arising during the English Civil War and advocating equality before the law and religious tolerationb : one favoring the removal of political, social, or economic inequalitiesc : something that tends to reduce or eliminate differences among individuals
Examples of leveler in a Sentence
a nation of levelers, Norway has a tax structure designed to reduce the gap between the richest and the poorest
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In a country with fewer and fewer social levelers--the draft ended in 1973--a college kid might learn more from a dozen weeks on a road crew than haunting any corporate suite, paid or not.
The great leveler for every woman seems to be aging and how hard that is.
In such an environment, water and gravity are great levelers.
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Definition of leveler for English Language Learners
: something that treats or affects all people the same way
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