An egalitarian is a person who believes in the equality of all people, and an egalitarian society gives everyone equal rights.

This is a word that means something close to equality and has to do with fairness. If you believe that everyone deserves a chance to vote, go to school, get good jobs, and participate in society, then you are an egalitarian. When laws make life fairer, the law is getting more egalitarian. The opposite of an egalitarian system could be a fascist society or dictatorship. Monarchies are not egalitarian. When you see this word, think about equality and freedom.

Definitions of egalitarian
  1. adjective
    favoring social equality
    synonyms: classless
    characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality
  2. noun
    a person who believes in the equality of all people
    synonyms: equalitarian
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    someone who believes in rule by an elite group
    type of:
    a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems
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