egalitarianism

[ih-gal-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, social, or economic life.
2.
active promotion of this belief.

Origin:
egalitarian + -ism

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egalitarian (ɪˌɡælɪˈtɛərɪən)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
 
n
2.  an adherent of egalitarian principles
 
[C19: alteration of equalitarian, through influence of French égalequal]
 
egali'tarianism
 
n

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egalitarianism
1932, from egalitarian + -ism.
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Example sentences
Historically, this has been a country that prided itself on its egalitarianism.
Our communications reflect that growing egalitarianism.
It's true that public policy reinforces the egalitarianism.
Offers a middle ground between extreme egalitarianism and positions that
  dismiss animal rights.
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