equity

01. Since purchasing our house, the [equity] in our property has gone up by 10%.
02. We have a lot of [equity] tied up in our chalet, and we never even use it anymore.
03. There is no [equity] in the government's tax cuts; only the rich benefit.
04. The policy of this government is to promote [equity] in its hiring practices.
05. We need to find a solution to the problem which is [equitable] for all the parties involved.
06. Our [equity] funds are doing very well at the moment.
07. We put £50 a month into a personal [equity] plan.
08. Mary Jean LeTendre once observed that excellence in education need not mean elitism, and [equity] need not mean mediocrity.
09. Actress Lauren Bacall once said that in Hollywood, an [equitable] divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
10. The Bible says of God that "With righteousness shall he judge the world: and the people with [equity]."
11. Christina Stead once said that if [equity] and human natural reason were allowed, there would be no law, there would be no lawyers.
12. Pascal Blaise once noted that it is not permitted to the most [equitable] of men to be a judge in his own cause.
13. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked, "Let us understand that the [equitable] rule is, that no one should take more than his share, let him be ever so rich."
14. Gore Vidal once said that the genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the [inequity] of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
15. Arlie Hochschild once noted that even when couples share more [equitably] in the work at home, women do two-thirds of the daily jobs at home, like cooking and cleaning up.
16. The Toronto Stock Exchange is this country's largest Canadian [equities] market.
17. We have a number of different [equities] in our investment portfolio.
18. Based on the [equity] I have built up over the years, my bank will allow me to borrow fifty thousand dollars for that luxury yacht I have always dreamed of.
19. David Suzuki once remarked that poverty and the unacceptable [inequities] in distribution of wealth, both between and within countries, lie at the heart of violence and terror.
20. In Korea's corporate sector, overall results of restructuring have been quite positive, with the debt-[equity] ratio improving dramatically.
21. In May 1998, the aggregate ceiling on foreign investment in Korean [equities] was abolished.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
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