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noun equity pronunciation in British English /ˈekwəti/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] formal a fair and reasonable way of behaving towards people, so that everyone is treated in the same way

    a political campaign for pay equity

  2. 2
    [uncountable] business the value of a property after you have taken away the amount left to pay on the mortgage (=money borrowed to buy it)
  3. 3


    [plural] business company shares that can be bought and sold on a stock market

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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