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Definition of Equitable

Equitable

  1. Possessing or exhibiting equity; according to natural right or natural justice; marked by a due consideration for what is fair, unbiased, or impartial; just; as an equitable decision; an equitable distribution of an estate; equitable men.
  2. That can be sustained or made available or effective in a court of equity, or upon principles of equity jurisprudence; as, an equitable estate; equitable assets, assignment, mortgage, etc.

Equitable Quotations

When resources are degraded, we start competing for them, whether it is at the local level in Kenya, where we had tribal clashes over land and water, or at the global level, where we are fighting over water, oil, and minerals. So one way to promote peace is to promote sustainable management and equitable distribution of resources.
Wangari Maathai

Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
Ratan Tata

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies.
Desmond Tutu

In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
Lauren Bacall

Global governance cannot be limited to the crafting of instruments related to the promotion of democracy. A key component must be the creation of fair and equitable rules to enhance the development prospects of developing countries.
Kamla Persad-Bissessar
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Equitable Translations

equitable in German is gerecht
equitable in Italian is equanime
equitable in Latin is iustus
equitable in Spanish is ajustado, justo
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