equality of opportunity


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • equality — e‧qual‧i‧ty [ɪˈkwɒlti ǁ ɪˈkwɑː ] noun [uncountable] when all people are treated in the same way and have the same opportunities: • Young women are insisting on career equality equality of • We believe in equality of opportunity ˌracial eˈquality …   Financial and business terms

  • Equality — commonly refers to the idea of equal treatment.Equality may also refer to:;Humanity * Egalitarianism, the belief that all/some people ought to be treated equally * Equality before the law * Equality of opportunity * Equality of outcome or… …   Wikipedia

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  • equality — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, perfect ▪ greater ▪ genuine, true ▪ formal ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • equality — n. 1) to achieve, attain equality 2) racial; religious; total equality 3) equality among, between (equality between the sexes) 4) equality in (equality in pay) 5) equality of (equality of opportunity) * * * [ɪ kwɒlɪtɪ] attain equality religious… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • equality —    All men are not equal in any descriptive sense. For instance, they are not equal physically or intellectually. In a prescriptive sense, we might say they should be treated equally, as long as there are not grounds for treating them differently …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • Equality before the law — Statue of Equality, Paris. Allegory of equality Equality before the law or equality under the law or legal egalitarianism is the principle under which each individual is subject to the same laws.[1] Article 7 of …   Wikipedia

  • opportunity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ample, considerable, plenty of ▪ We ll have plenty of opportunity to talk later. ▪ limited, little, not much ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • equality — e|qual|i|ty [ıˈkwɔlıti US ıˈkwa: ] n [U] a situation in which people have the same rights, advantages etc equality of ▪ All people have the right to equality of opportunity. equality with ▪ Women have yet to achieve full equality with men in the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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