Definition of equitable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    equitable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɛkwət̮əbl//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1fair and reasonable; treating everyone in an equal way synonym fair
  2. 2 an equitable distribution of resources opposite inequitable
NAmE//ˈɛkwət̮əbli//
 
adverb We aim to ensure that employees are all treated equitably.
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