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Definition of Equity

Equity

  1. Equality of rights; natural justice or right; the giving, or desiring to give, to each man his due, according to reason, and the law of God to man; fairness in determination of conflicting claims; impartiality.
  2. An equitable claim; an equity of redemption; as, an equity to a settlement, or wife's equity, etc.
  3. A system of jurisprudence, supplemental to law, properly so called, and complemental of it.

Equity Quotations

The essence of global health equity is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right.
Paul Farmer

Be incredibly, ruthlessly selfish with your equity.
Douglas Leone

Social equity is based on justice; politics change on the opinion of the time. The black man's skin will be a mark of social inferiority so long as white men are conceited, ignorant, unjust, and prejudiced. You cannot legislate these qualities out of the white - you must steal them out by teaching, illustration, and example.
John Boyle O'Reilly

All my roots are Broadway. I got my Equity Card doing a Broadway show, and my first love is theater.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson

The Millennium Development Goals were a pledge to uphold the principles of human dignity, equality and equity, and free the world from extreme poverty. The MDGs, with eight goals and a set of measurable time-bound targets, established a blueprint for tackling the most pressing development challenges of our time.
Ban Ki-moon
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Equity Translations

equity in German is Eigenkapital, Gerechtigkeit
equity in Italian is giustizia
equity in Latin is aequitas, iustitia, equitas
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