Meaning of EQUALITY in English

EQUALITY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Equality And Human Rights Commission, the

gender equality (= when men and women are treated in the same way )

Organizations have a duty to promote gender equality.

racial equality (= when people of all races have the same rights and advantages )

We are firmly committed to achieving racial equality.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

economic

This therefore brings me to the second reason why democracy is bound up with a measure of economic and social equality .

Also, there is usually a commitment to economic and social equality among all citizens.

It favours social equality but accepts that economic equality is an unrealistic objective.

So too did Communism, in the vague sense of economic and social equality .

Economic justice, so it is claimed, demands economic equality - defined as an equalised after-tax real income.

While the policies in a socialist state attempt to reduce inequalities significantly, they do not aim for total economic equality .

But there is never a suggestion in Scripture that economic justice implies economic equality .

This second position places high value on equality of conditions-adding social and economic equality to legal equality.

formal

Law mirrors the abstract individuality and formal equality of contracting parties in the capitalist market.

There is now a greater degree of formal equality within the social security system.

And, more evidently, formal equality before the law is limited.

Indubitably this vision of distributive justice satisfies the demands of liberal philosophy, because it respects both formal equality and individual autonomy.

great

The formative years of many of the elderly who were surveyed was a ti-me of popular demand for greater equality .

The poor have generally been in favor of greater equality .

There is considerable evidence that greater equality prevailed between women and men in the cult of some ancient polytheistic communities.

It may be that with greater equality and emancipation the proportion of female criminals will rise.

Social conflict is endemic in capitalist societies until social transformation creates conditions for greater justice and equality .

Although the long-term trend is towards greater equality , most wealth still remains concentrated in the hands of a small minority.

Education, in particular, was the avenue to both greater economic growth and greater income equality .

Some government policies seem designed to achieve greater income equality by redistributing income from more affluent to poorer groups.

human

The emphases of modern Christology may then be much more problematical for human equality than was the original doctrine.

Finally, she was asked to spell egalitarian, used to describe a belief in human equality .

Is it not the case that such a religion is by its very nature harmful to the cause of human equality ?

legal

They expressed the triumph of legal equality and state authority over the privileges of the landed aristocracy.

This second position places high value on equality of conditions-adding social and economic equality to legal equality.

None the less, those governing these massive ancient empires had little notion of either legal equality or the right to independence.

So far, we have examined the kinds of inequalities that are arguably compatible with legal equality .

political

In spite of its quantitative sound, political equality never means having an equal amount of any chosen characteristic.

In this sense, economic disparity overrides political equality in the information sphere; the marketplace of ideas has grown severely skewed.

Notoriously, long and gruelling work is needed to make the notion of political equality fit both these kinds of demand.

racial

Twenty-six racial equality officers came to the university to enrol in classes for the first ever diploma in race and community relations.

Perhaps nothing can bring about racial equality , Wicker notes grimly.

Public bodies will have a duty to assess the impact on racial equality of proposed policies and services.

A RACIAL equality council could soon be set up in Darlington.

A racial equality steering committee has now been set up to monitor discrimination in Darlington and the county as a whole.

social

This therefore brings me to the second reason why democracy is bound up with a measure of economic and social equality .

Also, there is usually a commitment to economic and social equality among all citizens.

Thus educational policy was oriented both to perceived economic needs, and to broader social goals of equality of opportunity.

So too did Communism, in the vague sense of economic and social equality .

The system of state welfare is seen as one of the central means whereby society moves towards the creation of social equality .

This second position places high value on equality of conditions-adding social and economic equality to legal equality.

Can anything sensible be said about the marriages of our women compositors in terms of social equality or mobility?

It favours social equality but accepts that economic equality is an unrealistic objective.

■ NOUN

gender

Countries that have pursued gender equality over the past three to four decades have grown faster and become more equal societies.

But they admit that gender equality in New Zealand is still a long way off.

Because the welfare state is not neutral with respect to gender equality , it also takes sides on the question of language.

■ VERB

achieve

In this usage we have achieved the goal of equality the moment there is a school in reach of every child.

To achieve the desired equality of conditions, a powerful government must be installed.

Some government policies seem designed to achieve greater income equality by redistributing income from more affluent to poorer groups.

It had taken two centuries to achieve such equality .

At this rate, the Congress will achieve equality between men and women by the year 2500.

But it could be used as an instrument to achieve greater equality in the distribution of the nation's resources.

believe

As Christians we believe in freedom and equality between the sexes.

We believe that true equality of opportunities demands that different kinds of programs be available.

They believed in exact equality between man and woman.

demand

From now on they demanded equality of treatment and opportunity as their right.

ensure

The problem is to ensure a measure of equality in the context of inequality.

They usually argue that consistency is the only way to ensure equality of treatment and fairness for all.

General will should ensure the equality and liberty necessary for active citizenship -; taking collective decisions.

In area after area, the pressure is on to roll back even the modest steps toward ensuring equality of recent years.

You paid your money but you also paid your coupons - ensuring some stab at equality and some effort or control.

expect

Women not in immediate physical danger were considered privileged enough and therefore not entitled to aspire to or expect equality .

promote

The Government have a comprehensive programme of action to promote equality of opportunity.

Gender-specific issues will also be addressed, along with workshops to develop problem-solving skills and to promote equality for women.

This kind of situation only promotes an equality of poverty.

provide

How accessible must education be for a society to provide equality of opportunity to those who dwell within its borders?

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Greater equality was one of the aims of the post-war government.

It will take more than laws to bring about genuine racial equality .

the struggle for sexual equality

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Does equality have to mean sameness for spouses in order to have equal power and status in our most basic family relationships?

Modern theories of justice and equality have never been carried to their logical conclusions with respect to the family.

The problem is to ensure a measure of equality in the context of inequality.

There was support for calls for equality of sacrifice.

This second position places high value on equality of conditions-adding social and economic equality to legal equality.

To eliminate all progressivity would be turning our back on 250 years of serious thinking about equality .

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