equitable equitable  /ˈɛ kwə tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

Usage(s):

  1. To win the investors back after Wall Street crisis, both the markets and the brokerage industry had launched campaigns to reassure investors that Wall Street is solid and equitable.
  2. The US governments efforts to give blacks a more equitable share of the nation's goods and benefits has reduced the inequality between the blacks and the whites.
  3. The equitable allocation of money to all departments during budget left everyone with smiles.

News

  1. Readers Feel...

    CLOVIS -- With the opening of a new middle school, Marshall Middle School IS over capacity, and in an effort to be equitable, it has become necessary to require each child to attend the Middle School for which he or she is zoned.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KAMR Amarillo

  2. The question of school finance

    Although the financial situation in the state of Colorado for education has not changed (notwithstanding the recent reversal of the decision on equitable school funding by the Colorado supreme court on the Lobato Lawsuit ), there will be a chance for citizens to weigh in on the subject in the November general election.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Estes Park Trail Gazette

  3. Author, educator speaks to Fayette school officials about being more 'equitable'

    The Fayette Public Schools brought a nationally known author and educator to Lexington Tuesday to help launch a new effort to make Lexington schools more equitable.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

Quotes

  1. Wolfowitz told the board, "You still have the opportunity to avoid long-term damage by resolving this matter in a fair and equitable way that recognizes that we all tried to do the right thing, however imperfectly we went about it."
    on May 16, 2007 By: Paul Wolfowitz Source: Forbes

  2. "Every citizen of this planet must have an equal share of the planetary atmospheric space. Long-term convergence of per capita emissions is therefore the only equitable basis for a global compact on climate change," Singh said, once again,...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Calcutta Telegraph

  3. Correa called on Ecuadoreans to help him "achieve a brave, sovereign and dignified homeland - equitable, just and without misery."
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Rafael Correa Source: guardian.co.uk

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