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He must see that the laws are fairly and equitably administered.

They were all, Jane's hours, serenely and equitably disposed.

Equitably, that valuable consideration must belong to the claimants.

But that you cannot equitably receive them, this you have still to learn.

He regulates taxes, that the burden may fall equitably on all classes.

The only question is, how can we distribute them equitably so that all interests will be protected.

The spoil was equitably divided, provision being first made for the wounded.

Per contra, the essayist may equitably claim that he shall not be convicted by a too summary and inconsiderate process.

We are convinced, (in Mr. Wilson's words,) "that all shall be equitably dealt with according to their opportunities."

Our claims were fairly heard, equitably adjudged, and the awards were honorably and punctually paid to the sufferers.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from French équitable (16c.), from équité (see equity). Related: Equitably.

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