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noun [uncountable] equality pronunciation in British English /ɪˈkwɒləti/
  1. the state of being equal, especially in having the same rights, status, and opportunities
    The Party is committed to sexual and racial equality.
    Countless people have died trying to achieve basic equality for women.
    equality between: equality between husband and wife
    equality with: Young men sought equality with their elders.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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