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Word: inequity

Definition: unfairness; ADJ. inequitable


Sentences Containing 'inequity'

Advocates of trade justice argue that growing inequity and serious gaps in social justice, and the global export of terrorism, are symptoms of an economic system that permits harms to be exported to other countries, while importing their goods.
During 2007 and 2008 Connect.com.au lobbied the ACCC for equal standing with Telstra in relation to the inequity in the exchange of trafficI between itself and Telstra.
The Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) was passed by the Mississippi Legislature in 1997, and its aim was to increase student achievement and eliminate inequity among school districts.

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