Definition of equitably in US English:

equitably

adverb

  • In a fair and impartial manner.

    ‘wealth is equitably distributed’
    ‘obligations and resources must be shared equitably’
    • ‘The workshop also considered ways to implement the province's language policy which requires that government departments equitably use the province's official languages.’
    • ‘Public health systems ought to insure the public equitably.’
    • ‘On tax, he said: "We are relatively well-off, but we fail to share our wealth equitably."’
    • ‘They assure us that this will "ensure that students from non-English speaking and socially disadvantaged backgrounds are treated equitably."’
    • ‘The first concern in water delivery should be clean fresh water, equitably delivered to everyone.’
    • ‘They don't step on each other's words often, and they balance their speaking time equitably.’
    • ‘Within these programmes, local communities have formed community-based natural resources managements (CBNRMs) that ensure that money received from natural resources is equitably shared among all members of the community.’
    • ‘The system is understood to be fair, treating similarly situated taxpayers alike and equitably distributing tax burdens.’
    • ‘Democratic, consensual, and transparent processes are more likely to ensure that the fruits of a country's wealth are equitably and well spent.’
    • ‘This clearly falls short of any scheme aimed at apportioning losses equitably between the parties.’

Pronunciation

equitably

/ˈekwədəblē//ˈɛkwədəbli/