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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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The main goal of equitableness has been defined in this Regulation: the real possibility to receive gains from utilization of resources sustaining conservation and sustainable use (80) (the "no-nothing" and "no-all").
Although, ethics creates a mental picture of 'equity or equitableness,' ethics is subjective and subject to interpretation.
Nevertheless, he admits that Niti (equitableness) and Nyaya (law) do apply to social and political life, and have become relevant in defense of certain kinds of human rights.
Consequently, the Commission recommended proactive measures for identifying and removing systemic barriers to improve the equitableness in the labour market for members of these designated groups (Abella 1984).
De Selby imagines heaven to be closely associated with water, a substance the philosopher praises for its "circumambiency, equiponderance and equitableness" (O'Brien 146).
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." (9) In addition, a liberal education is needed to elevate those childhood habits of good conduct presupposed by Aristotle's method, infusing them with an articulate understanding of the human trios to which they are ordered.
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. Plato defined justice in his The Republic as social harmony which is achieved when everyone does what his or her station in society requires--be they free men, women, slaves, masters, foreigners, etc.
One can only suppose that bingo's recent rise to 22 per cent could be the new level for all gambling taxes, as much as this author would like to believe that tax rates are worked out economically, the political case will always win - the Treasury coffers are empty, so having the same tax rates in each sector implies equitableness.
Hence it is that his education is called "liberal." A habit of mind is formed which lasts through life, of which the attributes are freedom, equitableness, calmness, moderation, and wisdom; or what in a former discourse I have ventured to call a philosophical habit.