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equality

[ ih-kwol-i-tee ]
/ ɪˈkwɒl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural e·qual·i·ties.
the state or quality of being equal 2; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability: The district is implementing a college readiness plan to achieve equality of outcomes for its graduates applying to higher education programs.Compare equity (def. 3).
uniform character, as of motion or surface.
Mathematics.
  1. the relationship between equal quantities, as expressed in an equation.
  2. a statement that two quantities are equal; equation.
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Origin of equality

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin aequālitāt- (stem of aequālitās ); see equal, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM equality

pro·e·qual·i·ty, adjectivesub·e·qual·i·ty, noun, plural sub·e·qual·i·ties.
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British Dictionary definitions for equality

equality
/ (ɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
the state of being equal
maths a statement, usually an equation, indicating that quantities or expressions on either side of an equal sign are equal in value
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