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  • 1 make equal — index compensate (counterbalance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 equal — [ē′kwəl] adj. [ME < L aequalis, equal < aequus, level, even, flat] 1. of the same quantity, size, number, value, degree, intensity, quality, etc. 2. having the same rights, privileges, ability, rank, etc. 3. evenly proportioned; balanced or …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Equal — E qual, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equaled}or {Equalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equaling} or {Equalling}.] 1. To be or become equal to; to have the same quantity, the same value, the same degree or rank, or the like, with; to be commen?urate with. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 equal — /ee kweuhl/, adj., n., v., equaled, equaling or (esp. Brit.) equalled, equalling. adj. 1. as great as; the same as (often fol. by to or with): The velocity of sound is not equal to that of light. 2. like or alike in quantity, degree, value, etc.; …

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  • 5 equal — e•qual [[t]ˈi kwəl[/t]] adj. n. v. e•qualed, e•qual•ing (esp. brit.)e•qualled, e•qual•ling. 1) as great as; the same as (often fol. by to or with) 2) like or alike in quantity, degree, value, etc 3) of the same rank, ability, merit, etc.: two… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 equal — I. a. 1. Like, alike, tantamount, equivalent; of the same extent, measure, degree, or value, identical in quantity or value. 2. Of the same rank. 3. Uniform, even, regular, equable. 4. Impartial, unbiassed, equitable, fair, just, even handed. 5.… …

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  • 7 Make-A-Million — is a card game created by Parker Brothers. It was copyrighted in 1934 and released to the public in 1935. The game was first released in Salem, Massachusetts, and then to New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and Atlanta. The original game was… …

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  • 8 Equal temperament — is a musical temperament, or a system of tuning in which every pair of adjacent notes has an identical frequency ratio. In equal temperament tunings an interval mdash; usually the octave mdash; is divided into a series of equal steps (equal… …

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  • 9 Equal pay for women — is an issue regarding pay inequality between men and women. It is often introduced into domestic politics in many first world countries as an economic problem that needs governmental intervention via regulation. The Equal Remuneration Convention… …

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  • 10 Equal — E qual, a. [L. aequalis, fr. aequus even, equal; akin to Skr. ?ka, and perh. to L. unus for older oinos one, E. one.] 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Equal temperament — Equal E qual, a. [L. aequalis, fr. aequus even, equal; akin to Skr. ?ka, and perh. to L. unus for older oinos one, E. one.] 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 EQUAL Community Initiative — EQUAL is the ‘Community Initiative’ within the European Social Fund of the European Union. It concerns “transnational co operation to promote new means of combating all forms of discrimination and inequalities in connection with the labour… …

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  • 13 Equal Pay Act of 1963 — USA A federal law prohibiting wage discrimination on the basis of sex (29 U.S.C. §206(d)). The Equal Pay Act is part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and applies to all employers covered under the FLSA. To make a claim for discrimination… …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 make — make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To cause to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 make — make1 [māk] vt. made, making [ME maken < OE macian, akin to Ger machen < IE base * maĝ , to knead, press, stretch > MASON, Gr magis, kneaded mass, paste, dough, mageus, kneader] 1. to bring into being; specif., a) to form by shaping or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — ˌEqual Emˈployment Opporˌtunity ˌCommission abbreviation EEOC noun ORGANIZATIONS LAW HUMAN RESOURCES a US organization whose job is to make sure that employers do not treat people unfairly because of their age, sex, Race, religion etc * * * Equal …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 equal — [adj1] alike according, balanced, break even, commensurate, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, double, duplicate, egalitarian, equivalent, evenly matched, fifty fifty*, homologous, identic, identical, indistinguishable,… …

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  • 18 make — [v1] create, build accomplish, adjust, arrange, assemble, beget, brew, bring about, cause, compose, conceive, constitute, construct, cook, cook up*, dash off*, draw on, dream up, effect, engender, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, generate …

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  • 19 Equal Employment Opportunities Commission — Equal Em|ploy|ment Op|por|tu|ni|ties Com|mis|sion, the the EEOC a US government organization whose aim is to make sure that people are not prevented from getting jobs because of their race, religion, age, sex etc, and to make sure that all… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 equal-opportunity employer — An employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability. Employers typically claim to be equal opportunity employers in job advertisements or postings (sometimes using the… …

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