n [U] (fml 文)
1 state of being equal; equality 同等; 相等; 平等
*parity of status, pay, treatment 地位、工资、待遇的平等
* Primary school teachers are demanding parity with (ie as much pay as) those in secondary schools. 小学教师要求与中学教师同酬.
2 (finance 财) equivalence of one currency inanother; being at par 平价; 价值对等
*The two currencieshave now reached parity, ie are at par. 这两种货币现已达到同等价值.
1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin:
paritas, from par; PAR
the state of being equal, especially having equal pay, rights, or power
= equalityparity with Women workers are demanding parity with their male colleagues.technical
equality between the units of money from two different countries
1. Primary school teachers are demanding parity with those in secondary schools. 小学教师要求与中学教师同酬.