Meaning of EQUALIZE in English

EQUALIZE

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an equalizing goal British English (= a goal that gives you the same number of points as your opponent )

A loud cheer went up as he scored the equalizing goal.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Liverpool equalized in the last minute.

Manchester United were a goal down against Real Madrid when Bobby Charlton equalized.

Miners demanded a standard rate throughout the country to equalize wages.

The Association of Women Teachers in New York fought to equalize male and female pay.

The Legislature has failed again to equalize spending between rich and poor school districts.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

First, if factor prices are equalized, there is no incentive for factor movement.

Fourth, we should be cautious in assuming that factor prices are equalized.

If factor prices are equalized, each firm will have the same marginal costs.

Privatization would equalize that by eliminating any say city residents now have.

Sheedy equalized with four minutes left, and Mountfield scored the winner in extra time.

They claim that the prohibition in fact merely equalizes people's ability to pursue their own conception of the good.

We will assume that both countries continue to produce good 3, so that wages are equalized.

Where it is located is of course of no welfare significance if factor prices are equalized.

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