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equitable

eq·ui·ta·ble

equitable

 
 
pronunciation:
e kwih t bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by fairness; just.
He dealt with his children in an equitable manner in his will.
synonyms:
evenhanded, fair, fair-minded, honest, impartial, just, unprejudiced
antonyms:
discriminatory, inequitable, unfair
similar words:
candid, even, objective, open-minded, principled, reasonable, square, tolerant, unbiased, valid
definition 2: in law, pertaining to or applying in the equity courts, as distinguished from courts of the common law.
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derivations: equitably (adv.), equitableness (n.)
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