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- inæquality (archaic, rare)
inequality (plural inequalities)
- An unfair, not equal, state.
2013 May 17, George Monbiot, “Money just makes the rich suffer”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 23, page 19:
- In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […] The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra–wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.
- The inequality in living standards led to a civil war as the have nots rebelled.
- (mathematics) A statement that of two quantities one is specifically less than (or greater than) another. Symbol: < or ≤ or > or ≥ or ≠, as appropriate.
- The inequality x is less than y, together with that y<z, allows us to deduce the inequality x<z.
- (statement in mathematics): inequation
unfair, not equal, state
statement that one quantity is less (or greater) than another