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Definition of 'equitable'

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That seems to me to be both fair and equitable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How can that be fair or equitable? The Sun (2008)How can anyone think it fair or equitable to arbitrarily make wholesale changes without my agreement? Times, Sunday Times (2011)My concern is that there should be equitable treatment of these cases. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is an an issue of equitable treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are also a relatively objective and equitable way of distributing valuable resources. Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Our fees are the most sustainable and equitable way of enabling that investment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And how we will allow individuals to contribute to their care in an equitable way. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unsurprisingly consumers will lose confidence in insurance if equitable treatment is seen to be at the discretion of the insurer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That the banks have reached a more equitable distribution between their employees and shareholders has shown up in better than expected results. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As this example suggests, the primary purpose of job evaluation is to establish the foundation for a fair and equitable compensation system. Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Still, the new system seems reasonable, equitable and safe. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A salary review is to determine a fair and equitable salary in light of responsibilities, skills, and experience. Christianity Today (2000)For these processes to work they must command support, and they will only command support if they are seen as equitable, truly just and fair. Torrington, Derek Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)

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British English: equitable ADJECTIVE
Something that is equitable is fair and reasonable in a way that gives equal treatment to everyone.
He has urged them to come to an equitable compromise.

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