One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The doctrine that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.
- ‘In spite of the acquisition of wealth and Western goods, egalitarianism continues to be the ideal.’
- ‘This has led to a tension, perhaps even a crisis, in the politics of liberal egalitarianism.’
- ‘The concept of egalitarianism was expressed in housing through uniformity, regardless of individual needs.’
- ‘This experience reinforced American egalitarianism, the belief that everyone is equal in status.’
- ‘Yet the forces of globalization clearly make it harder for Sweden to maintain its egalitarianism.’
- ‘He had an innate egalitarianism, a plain-spoken American way of talking, a directness, and a lack of airs.’
- ‘The result was to increase the influence of those who favoured extreme egalitarianism.’
- ‘These are "top-down" decisions: hardly promoting the egalitarianism of the Internet.’
- ‘The idea is very democratic and egalitarian but if you want to spread egalitarianism, start a political party.’
- ‘Our results suggest that ethnic and racial egalitarianism is far from a reality in America today.’
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