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 Meanings and Examples of EQUALITY
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 n.  state or quality of being equal
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Liberty and equality," said the vicomte contemptuously, as if at last deciding seriously to prove to this youth how foolish his words were, "high-sounding words which have long been discredited.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
2  "I imagine that Freemasonry is the fraternity and equality of men who have virtuous aims," said Pierre, feeling ashamed of the inadequacy of his words for the solemnity of the moment, as he spoke.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
3  Beware of making any distinctions which may infringe equality.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
4  He said that Freemasonry is the teaching of Christianity freed from the bonds of State and Church, a teaching of equality, brotherhood, and love.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII
5  The most usual generalizations adopted by almost all the historians are: freedom, equality, enlightenment, progress, civilization, and culture.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IV
6  And corresponding to the event its justification appears in people's belief that this was necessary for the welfare of France, for liberty, and for equality.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
7  A too rigid equality in rations, Squealer explained, would have been contrary to the principles of Animalism.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
8  This was a necessary precaution, in order to secure equality betwixt the two bodies who should be opposed to each other.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
9  His companion, who attended on this great personage, had nearly the same dress in all respects, but his extreme deference towards his Superior showed that no other equality subsisted between them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
10  It is not by equality of merit that you can be won.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  Turner was apparently the richer man, so McCarthy became his tenant but still remained, it seems, upon terms of perfect equality, as they were frequently together.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  Let a commonwealth, then, be constituted in the country where a great equality is found or has been made; and, conversely, let a princedom be constituted where great inequality prevails.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LV.
13  These Etruscans, therefore, living with one another on a footing of complete equality, when they sought to extend their power, followed that first method of which I have just now spoken.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV.
14  Children, I confess, are not born in this full state of equality, though they are born to it.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
15  The South interpreted it in different ways: the radicals received it as a complete surrender of the demand for civil and political equality; the conservatives, as a generously conceived working basis for mutual understanding.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
Example Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
16  They were all committed to the doctrine of social equality.
17  Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality and education for women.
18  The findings of the survey apply equally to adults and children.
19  These principles apply equally in all cases.
20  These remarks apply equally to doctors.
21  You must have a good education, but practical training is equally important.
22  We try to treat every member of staff equally.
23  Employers have an obligation to treat all employees equally.
24  A bank's local market share tends to be divided equally between the local branch and branches located elsewhere.
25  Smokers and nonsmokers can not be equally free in the same railway carriage.
26  This job could be done equally well by a computer.
27  This concept may be equally applicable in other sectors, such as services and information-ultimately producing more leisure time.
28  Either of the plans is equally dangerous.
29  The birds are equally at home in a woodland or riverside environment.
30  Diet and exercise are equally important.