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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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This suggests that the subjects believe that either the current environment is equitable and does not influence their performance or that equitability is not a significant factor.
Furthermore, this proposal grants the President the authority to outsource this decision-making power to an international body, thereby indicating the equitability at the core of this proposal.
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Those barred from cruise passengers question the equitability of these arrangements.