/ɪ'kwɒlətɪ; ɪ`kwɑlətɪ/ n [U] state of being equal 平等
*Women are still struggling for true equality with men. 妇女仍在争取与男人真正平等.
* equality of opportunity, ie having an equal chance of being considered for jobs, promotion, etc 机会均等（在求职、提升等方面有同等的机会）.
a situation in which people have the same rights, advantages etc
All people have the right to equality of opportunity.
Women have yet to achieve full equality with men in the workplace.
equality between men and women
The government must promote racial equality.
1. We are willing to do business with any nation on a basis of equality and mutual benefit. 我们愿意和一切国家在平等互利的基础上进行贸易。
2. Moreover, less than 10% of female high-school seniors expect to spend their adult lives solely as mothers and domestic managers, while nearly 90% are committed to having both a career and a marriage based on equality. 此外只有不到10%的女高中生期望着将来以仅仅是母亲和女当家人的身份来度过她们的成年生活，而差不多占90%的女生则决心既要有一份职业，又要有一个以男女平等为基础的婚姻。
3. In some countries black people do not have equality with white people. 在某些国家黑人没有和白人同等的权利。