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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

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

One of the things I have been preaching around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner, especially from the elites.
Hillary Clinton

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

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

I love this planet... I want to see the environment preserved and I want to see the human race preserved. And I'd like to see everybody living decently in a more equitable, kind-hearted, thoughtful, generous world.
Ted Turner
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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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