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egalitarianism Line breaks: egali|tar¦ian|ism
Pronunciation: /ɪˌɡaləˈtɛːrɪənɪz(ə)m/

Definition of egalitarianism in English:


[mass noun]
The doctrine that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.
Example sentences
  • This has led to a tension, perhaps even a crisis, in the politics of liberal egalitarianism.
  • Our results suggest that ethnic and racial egalitarianism is far from a reality in America today.
  • Yet the forces of globalization clearly make it harder for Sweden to maintain its egalitarianism.

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