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Topic: SOCIOLOGY


inequality

noun
     
in‧e‧qual‧i‧ty plural inequalities [uncountable and countable]
SS an unfair situation, in which some groups in society have more money, opportunities, power etc than others [≠ equality]
inequality in
There are inequalities in wealth distribution.
inequality of
inequality of opportunity
inequality between
inequalities between men and women
social/gender/racial etc inequality
a policy that aims to redress racial inequalities
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