inequitable inequitable  /ɪ ˈnɛ kwə tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not equitable or fair

Usage(s):

  1. Brazil, for example, has one of the world's most inequitable distributions of wealth.
  2. We are sharing our resources in a very inequitable way.
  3. The events in Punjab and thousands of miles away in Austria point to a broader problem: the dangerous mix of inequitable development and enduring caste-based resentment.

News

  • Judge asked to hear new school finance evidence

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys on Wednesday asked a judge who presided over Texas' sweeping school finance trial — and ruled that the way the state funds public education is inadequate and inequitable — to consider as new evidence the Legislature's decision to restore $4 billion to classrooms and reduce standardized testing requirements. Gov. Rick Perry can still veto changes lawmakers approved ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

Quotes

  1. Mr McGimpsey said: "This will bring an end to the inequitable system which ranked one person's suffering above another's." "Reducing the charge to £3 is the beginning of the process towards abolition of prescription charges." "The...
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Michael McGimpsey Source: Irish Times

  2. "An unreasonable AGI test would make US farm policy unpredictable, inequitable, and punitive for thousands of American farm and ranch families," Chambliss said.
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Saxby Chambliss Source: Farm Futures

  3. "I am deeply troubled that the Senate version of the bill worsens what was already an inequitable situation for New York," said Paterson, who is already facing a $6.8 billion budget gap for the next fiscal year.
    on Dec 25, 2009 By: David Paterson Source: Yeshiva World News

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