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1. characterized by equity or fairness; just and right; fair; reasonable: equitable treatment of all citizens.
a. pertaining to or valid in equity.
b. pertaining to the system of equity, as distinguished from the common law.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.