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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eq·ui·ta·ble /ˈɛkwətəbəl/

From: Network Terminology

 公平 公正

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eq·ui·ta·ble a.
 1. Possessing or exhibiting equity; according to natural right or natural justice; marked by a due consideration for what is fair, unbiased, or impartial; just; as, an equitable decision; an equitable distribution of an estate; equitable men.
    No two . . . had exactly the same notion of what was equitable.   --Macaulay.
 2. Law That can be sustained or made available or effective in a court of equity, or upon principles of equity jurisprudence; as, an equitable estate; equitable assets, assignment, mortgage, etc.
 Syn: -- Just; fair; reasonable; right; honest; impartial; candid; upright.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a
            natural sense of what is fair to all; "equitable
            treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution
            of gifts among the children" [syn: just] [ant: inequitable]