Complete Definition of "equitable"

English
Etymology
F. équitable, from Old French, from equite, equity.

Adjective
equitable
#Marked by or having equity.
#Fair, just, or impartial.
#* 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 33.
#*: I may justly require you to produce that argument ; nor have you any pretence to refuse so equitable a demand.

Translations
trans-top|Marked by or having equity
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trans-top|Fair, just, or impartial
Finnish: t-|fi|oikeudenmukainen
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Portuguese: t+|pt|justo|m, t|pt|imparcial
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