Definition of inequitable in English:

inequitable

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈɛkwɪtəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Unfair; unjust: the present taxes are inequitable
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  • It may well be that the working class first or most severely appreciates the inequitable nature of the world, but disregard for the law can become widespread.
  • When there is inequitable treatment, you get riots.
  • In these days of globalisation, the global picture of women is most ignoble and inequitable.
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inequitably

adverb
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  • Because of the shambles of the funding of local authorities and the fact that it is based on property, rather than ability to pay, the hotel sector is treated inequitably.
  • He opposed the death penalty because it is inequitably applied to minorities and the poor.
  • In both cases, the economy flourished but benefits were distributed very inequitably.

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