Meaning of INEQUALITY in English
▪ great , gross , substantial
the gross social inequalities of the past
Inequalities of income would lead to even greater inequalities in access to health care.
▪ growing , increased , increasing , rising
▪ global , regional
▪ class , economic , educational , racial , social , socio-economic , structural
▪ gender , sex ( BrE ), sexual
efforts to address class and gender inequalities and to rebalance power
▪ income , pay , wage ( esp. BrE )
VERB + INEQUALITY
▪ cause , create , lead to
The introduction of tuition fees would create ~ between universities.
▪ maintain , perpetuate
Some believe that education perpetuates ~.
The law merely serves to reinforce social inequalities.
They can build a more harmonious society once ~ and exploitation are removed.
▪ address , redress
The country has had some success in redressing racial inequalities.
INEQUALITY + VERB
inequalities that exist in wealth and income
▪ arise from sth , be based on sth
inequalities based on racism and social class
▪ persist , remain
Even in the age of compulsory school, inequalities in education have remained.
▪ ~ between
economic ~ between men and women
▪ ~ in
gender ~ in education
▪ inequalities of power, wealth, etc.
▪ a pattern of ~ ( esp. BrE )
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012