Equitability



[ek-wi-tuh-buh l] /ˈɛk wɪ tə bəl/

adjective
1.
characterized by equity or fairness; just and right; fair; reasonable:
equitable treatment of all citizens.
2.
Law.

/ˈɛkwɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
impartial or reasonable; fair; just: an equitable decision
2.
(law) relating to or valid in equity, as distinct from common law or statute law
3.
(law) (formerly) recognized in a court of equity only, as claims, rights, etc
adj.

1640s, from French équitable (16c.), from équité (see equity). Related: Equitably.

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