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Definition of Equality


  1. The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in length or thickness; an equality of rights.
  2. Sameness in state or continued course; evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution.
  3. Evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface.
  4. Exact agreement between two expressions or magnitudes with respect to quantity; -- denoted by the symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same number and kind of units of measure that x does.

Equality Quotations

The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
Malcolm X

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
Mahatma Gandhi

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
Ellen DeGeneres

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Khalil Gibran
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Equality Translations

equality in Afrikaans is gelykheid
equality in Dutch is gelijkheid, pariteit
equality in German is Gleichheit
equality in Italian is uquaglianza
equality in Norwegian is likestilling, likhet
equality in Portuguese is igualdade
equality in Spanish is igualdad, paridad

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