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equitable

1. Law relating to or valid in equity, as distinct from common law or statute law
2. Law (formerly) recognized in a court of equity only, as claims, rights, etc.
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Under the terms set out by the FCP, participating organizations are required to be committed to employment equity and to have a plan in place that contains specific initiatives to improve the equitableness within the labour market for members of four designated groups: Aboriginal people, women, people with disabilities and visible minorities.
When lemonade is better than whisky: investigating the equitableness of a supermarket's reward scheme, International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management 28(11): 490-497.
John Henry Newman cautioned against identifying the natural virtues of the well-educated "gentleman" with true saintliness, while embracing the importance of liberal discipline as a salutary habit of mind, characterized by "freedom, equitableness, calmness, moderation and wisdom.
Distribution of income aims at equitableness and is not governed by the forces of free markets.
The English word derives from the Latin, justitia, which means the quality of being just, righteousness, equitableness.