Meaning of egalitarianism in English:


Pronunciation /ɪˌɡaləˈtɛːrɪənɪz(ə)m/

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mass noun
  • The doctrine that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.

    ‘The concept of egalitarianism was expressed in housing through uniformity, regardless of individual needs.’
    • ‘These are "top-down" decisions: hardly promoting the egalitarianism of the Internet.’
    • ‘In spite of the acquisition of wealth and Western goods, egalitarianism continues to be the ideal.’
    • ‘The idea is very democratic and egalitarian but if you want to spread egalitarianism, start a political party.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The result was to increase the influence of those who favoured extreme egalitarianism.’
    • ‘He had an innate egalitarianism, a plain-spoken American way of talking, a directness, and a lack of airs.’
    • ‘This has led to a tension, perhaps even a crisis, in the politics of liberal egalitarianism.’
    • ‘Our results suggest that ethnic and racial egalitarianism is far from a reality in America today.’