egalitarian vs equalitarian what difference

what is difference between egalitarian and equalitarian

English

Alternative forms

  • égalitarian

Etymology

From French égalitaire +‎ -ian

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈtɛə.ɹi.ən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈtɛɹ.i.ən/

Adjective

egalitarian (comparative more egalitarian, superlative most egalitarian)

  1. Characterized by social equality and equal rights for all people.

Synonyms

  • equalitarian

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • egalitarianism

Translations

Noun

egalitarian (plural egalitarians)

  1. A person who accepts or promotes social equality and equal rights for all people.

Synonyms

  • equalitarian

Hyponyms

Translations



English

Etymology

Coined around 1800 from equality +‎ -arian.

Adjective

equalitarian (comparative more equalitarian, superlative most equalitarian)

  1. (dated) Characterized by social equality and equal rights for all people.
    Synonym: egalitarian
    • 1957, “The Queen’s Husband,” Time, 21 Oct.:

Derived terms

  • equalitarianism

Translations

Noun

equalitarian (plural equalitarians)

  1. (dated) A person who accepts or promotes the view of equalitarianism.
    Synonym: egalitarian

References

  • equalitarian in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • “equalitarian” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • “equalitarian” in the Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus (Wordsmyth, 2002)
  • Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)

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