Example sentences for: inequitable

How can you use “inequitable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the rhetoric of tax policy, the word "inequitable" almost never means "inequitable"; rather, it means something like "less redistributionist than the speaker would prefer."

  • The most important “real world” result is that we show that what the South African government is currently doing is inequitable.

  • That kind of head tax is interesting not as a realistic policy proposal but as a benchmark for comparison: Economists like to say that a head tax has the advantage of being perfectly efficient (it does not discourage any economic activity), but the disadvantage of being perfectly inequitable (the rich and the poor pay equal amounts).

  • It is an act of violence against the English language to describe as "inequitable" a tax that charges everyone an equal amount.


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