- ownership, especially in terms of net monetary value of some business.
- a legal tradition that deals with remedies other than monetary relief, such as injunctions, divorces and similar actions.
- The value of property minus liens or other encumbrances.
Etymology: Latin 'aequÄtas' was used by romans with the same meaning as Greek 'á' which is the virtue of reduce Law's hardship when rigorousness would become unjust (Aristo. Ethics Book V). AequÄtas was also the name of the fair trade's godness.Ref. Websters dictionaryhttp://www.websters-online-dictionary.com/translation/Latin/aequitasWikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aequitas.
- (accounting) the ownership interest in a company as determined by subtracting liability , liabilities from assets.
- justice, impartiality and fairness
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