[ ih-gal-i-tair-ee-uh n ]
/ ɪˌgæl ɪˈtɛər i ən /
asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social life.
a person who adheres to egalitarian beliefs.
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OTHER WORDS FROM egalitariane·gal·i·tar·i·an·ism, nounan·ti·e·gal·i·tar·i·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-egalitarian
/ (ɪˌɡælɪˈtɛərɪən) /
of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
an adherent of egalitarian principles
Derived forms of egalitarianegalitarianism, noun
Word Origin for egalitarian
C19: alteration of equalitarian, through influence of French égal equal
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