- Of, relating to, or believing in the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities: a fairer, more egalitarian societyMore example sentences
- This probably reflects a primitive form of egalitarian society.
- That is not the kind of egalitarian base on which Australians would want to see their taxation system working.
- Sure, there were times when Australia was definitely a much more economically egalitarian society.
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- A person who advocates or supports egalitarian principles.More example sentences
- Labour's long-term supporters, ethical socialists, public service workers, egalitarians and anti-monarchists, trade unionists and pacifists, were harder to deal with.
- This ideologically diverse group is made up of cultural pessimists, environmentalists, traditionalists, egalitarians, and technophobes.
- Given this shared commitment to material equality, do socialists and liberal egalitarians share the same account of justice?
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- In its egalitarianism, democracy was just, and it encouraged widespread decency in social relations.
- Yet the forces of globalization clearly make it harder for Sweden to maintain its egalitarianism.
- There is time to turn back this tide before our commitment as a nation to egalitarianism and fairness is lost for ever.
late 19th century: from French égalitaire, from égal 'equal', from Latin aequalis (see equal).
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