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equitable

adj. 1) just, based on fairness and not legal technicalities. 2) refers to positive remedies (orders to do something, not money damages) employed by the courts to solve disputes or give relief. (See: equity)

equitable

adjective aequus, deserved, detached, disinterested, dispassionate, distributing justice, equal, evenhanded, exhibiting equity, existing in equity, fair, giving each his due, honest, honorable, impartial, incorrupt, incorruptible, iustus, just, merited, meritus, objective, principled, proper, reasonable, right, scrupulous, unbiased, unbigoted, unchallengeable, unprejudiced, upright
Associated concepts: equitable assignment, equitable charge, equitable claim, equitable conversion, equitable counterclaim, equitable defenses, equitable estate, equiiable estoppel, equitable interest, equitable lien, equitable life estate, equitable mortgage, equitable rate of interest, equitable recission, equitable recoupment, equitable relief, equitable remedy, equitable rights, equitable set-off, equiiable title, fair and equitable value
See also: correct, equal, evenhanded, fair, honest, impartial, judicial, juridical, just, neutral, nonpartisan, objective, reasonable, right, rightful, scrupulous, unbiased, unprejudiced

EQUITABLE. That which is in conformity to the natural law. Wolff, Inst. Sec. 83.

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Equitability is an indicator to examine whether the target concepts are equally elaborated.
Artificial neural networks constructed in the rainy and drought season that used vegetation indices MVI5 (Moisture Vegetation Index) and SAVI (Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index), respectively, were more appropriate, accurate and biologically realistic to estimate, simultaneously, the Shannon and Pielou Equitability indices in forest fragments of Brazilian Cerrado biome.
Silva, Guibiani, Piana, and Delariva (2016) detected similar results with a natural barrier, checking greatest richness of unique species from the downstream of the barrier, and found a significant difference in the richness, equitability and abundance between upstream and downstream.
Ecological values near 1 are related to genera with high frequency in the samples, high relative abundance, and high equitability.
There was no clear trend in equitability and heterogeneity over time.
The Pielou's equitability index showed a lower prevalence of groups in the B.
Taxonomic diversity indices of phytoplankton and zooplankton were estimated by most common Shannon-Weinner diversity index equitability and Simpson index (Gao and Song 2005).
In addition, some diversity indexes were also calculated, namely species richness indexes (the Fisher' a diversity index and the Margalef's richness index) and indexes based on the proportional abundance of species (Simpson index, Berger-Parker index, Shannon-Wiener index and Pielou's equitability index) (Canales, 2001) using PAST (Hammer et al.
Since the Global financial crisis in 2007/2008, there have been serious doubts on the effectiveness and equitability of our current finance driven capitalism in furthering the welfare of societies.
In his word marking the occasion, Fahd highlighted the historical evolution of the Supreme Judicial Council in Lebanon, and its close relation with the French legal system, as well as the challenges facing Supreme Judicial Councils in the world, "which necessitates judicial cooperation at the international level, for the sake of ensuring justice, more understanding, alertness and equitability, speed and responsibility," he added.
e purpose of this is to implement a level of equitability, where no one party is represented more than another.