Word of the Day

The word for today is…

egalitarian (adj) –  Affirming, promoting, or characterised by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1881, from French égalitaire, from Old French egalite “equality,” from Latin aequalitatem . Originally often in egalitarian despotism, such as the government resulting from the French Revolution or the ideas of the communists. The noun, “person who favors egalitarianism,” is from 1920.

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