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Definitions for egalitarian
ɪˌgæl ɪˈtɛər i ənegal·i·tar·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. egalitarian, equalitarianadjective

    a person who believes in the equality of all people

  2. classless, egalitarianadjective

    favoring social equality

    "a classless society"


  1. egalitariannoun

    A person who accepts or promotes social equality and equal rights for all people.

  2. egalitarianadjective

    Characterized by social equality and equal rights for all people.

  3. Etymology: From égalitaire


  1. Egalitarian

    Egalitarianism (from French égal 'equal'), or equalitarianism, is a school of thought within political philosophy that builds on the concept of social equality, prioritizing it for all people. Egalitarian doctrines are generally characterized by the idea that all humans are equal in fundamental worth or moral status. Egalitarianism is the doctrine that all citizens of a state should be accorded exactly equal rights. Egalitarian doctrines have motivated many modern social movements and ideas, including the Enlightenment, feminism, civil rights, and international human rights.The term egalitarianism has two distinct definitions in modern English, either as a political doctrine that all people should be treated as equals and have the same political, economic, social and civil rights, or as a social philosophy advocating the removal of economic inequalities among people, economic egalitarianism, or the decentralization of power. Sources define egalitarianism as equality reflecting the natural state of humanity.


  1. egalitarian

    Egalitarian refers to the belief in the equality of all people, especially in terms of social, political, and economic rights and opportunities. It advocates for the removal of all forms of societal imposed inequality, often aiming to eliminate the boundaries of class, gender, race, etc. Individuals with an egalitarian viewpoint usually strive for a society where wealth, education, and power are distributed equally.

Editors Contribution

  1. egalitarian

    An intuitive feeling, knowing and understanding we are working together for the collective optimum health of all animals and people, human rights, right to life, stability and shared prosperity of all people in the country, europe and the world that we live and focus on cocreating optimum health, democracy, human rights, right to life, social housing, council housing, public housing and affordable housing building projects, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to free education, right to parent, right to free preschool education, right to a standard of living, creation of a national living wage and a universal living income system, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, jurisdiction and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    Egalitarian society is important to ensure that money, wealth, resources, knowledge and information is redistributed fairly and justly among all people.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 31, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of egalitarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of egalitarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of egalitarian in a Sentence

  1. Roger Starr:

    Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.

  2. Douglas Adams, alt.fan.douglas-adams, 1 Dec 1993:

    Cyberspace is - or can be - a good, friendly and egalitarian place to meet.

  3. Charlton Heston:

    I have played some of the great men in history and I believe in the great man who does heroic deeds, even in these egalitarian times.

  4. Stephen Miller:

    Mr. Trump is an egalitarian who believes in supporting and protecting all people equally, this is a stark contrast to Hillary Clinton, whose policies have been a disaster for African-American and Hispanic citizens.

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  • rovnostářskýCzech
  • egalitæreDanish
  • egalitär, Egalitaristin, EgalitaristGerman
  • igualitarioSpanish
  • tasa-arvoinen, egalitaarinenFinnish
  • égalitaireFrench
  • समानाधिकारवादीHindi
  • jafnrétti, jafnréttissinniIcelandic
  • egualitarioItalian
  • egalitær, egalitaristNorwegian
  • egalitaristăRomanian
  • эгалитарный, эгалитарист, сторонник эгалитаризма, поборник равноправия, уравнительныйRussian
  • egalitärSwedish
  • சமத்துவTamil
  • eşitlikçiTurkish
  • 平均主义的Chinese

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