inequitable [in ek′wit ə bəl]
not equitable; unfair; unjust

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  • inéquitable — [ inekitabl ] adj. • 1519; de 1. in et équitable ♦ Rare Qui n est pas conforme à l équité. ⇒ injuste. Partage, répartition inéquitable. ⊗ CONTR. Équitable. ● inéquitable adjectif Qui n est pas conforme à l équité : Répartition inéquitable. ● …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inequitable — in·eq·ui·ta·ble /in e kwi tə bəl/ adj: contrary to the principles of equity: not fair or just inequitable conduct in·eq·ui·ta·bly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Inequitable — In*eq ui*ta*ble, a. Not equitable; not just. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inequitable — (adj.) 1660s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + EQUITABLE (Cf. equitable). Related: Inequitably …   Etymology dictionary

  • inequitable — [adj] unfair arbitrary, biased, discriminatory, one sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced, unbalanced, unequal, unethical, uneven, unjust; concepts 480,544,545,548 …   New thesaurus

  • inequitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unfair; unjust. DERIVATIVES inequitably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • inequitable — [[t]ɪne̱kwɪtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that something is inequitable, you are criticizing it because it is unfair or unjust. [FORMAL] The welfare system is grossly inequitable and inefficient. Ant: equitable …   English dictionary

  • inequitable — adjective Date: 1667 not equitable ; unfair < an inequitable distribution of funds > • inequitably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inequitable — inequitableness, n. inequitably, adv. /in ek wi teuh beuhl/, adj. not equitable; unjust or unfair: an inequitable decision. [1660 17; IN 3 + EQUITABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inequitable — adj. Inequitable is used with these nouns: ↑distribution …   Collocations dictionary

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