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Etymology

Latin 'aequĭtas' was used by Romans with the same meaning as Greek 'ἐπιείκια' which is the virtue of reduce Law's hardship when rigorousness would become unjust (Aristo. Ethics Book V). Aequĭtas was also the name of the fair trade's godness. Ref. Websters dictionary[1] Wikipedia[2].

Noun

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Singular
equity

Plural
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equity (-)
  1. ownership, especially in terms of net monetary value of some business.
  2. (law) a legal tradition that deals with remedies other than monetary relief, such as injunctions, divorces and similar actions.
  3. (law) The value of property minus liens or other encumbrances.
  4. (accounting) the ownership interest in a company as determined by subtracting liabilities from assets.
  5. justice, impartiality and fairness

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