Sub equality

equality

[ih-kwol-i-tee]
noun, plural equalities.
1.
the state or quality of being equal; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability.
2.
uniform character, as of motion or surface.
3.
Mathematics. a statement that two quantities are equal; equation.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin aequālitāt- (stem of aequālitās). See equal, -ity

proequality, adjective
subequality, noun, plural subequalities.


1. equivalency, parity, correspondence, sameness; justice, fairness, impartiality.
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equality (ɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  the state of being equal
2.  maths a statement, usually an equation, indicating that quantities or expressions on either side of an equal sign are equal in value

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equality
c.1400, in reference to amount or number, from O.Fr. équalité (Mod.Fr. égalité), from L. aequalitatem, from aequalis (see equal). Of privileges, rights, etc., from 1520s.
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