Inequity definition

ĭn-ĕkwĭ-tē
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Lack of justice; unfairness.
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An instance of injustice or unfairness.

Discerned some inequities in the criminal justice system.

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An instance of this.
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Inequity is defined as lack of justice or fairness.

If two people commit the same crime and one gets convicted and the other doesn't because he can afford to hire a better lawyer, this is an example of inequity.

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A lack of justice; injustice.
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An unjust act; a disservice.
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Injustice; unfairness.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inequity
Plural:
inequities

Origin of inequity

  • in- +‎ equity

    From Wiktionary