e|gal|i|tar|i|an «ih GAL uh TAIR ee uhn», noun, adjective.
a person who believes that all people are equal; equalitarian: »

I'm an egalitarian if you will translate the phrase to mean equality of opportunity and a casteless rather than classless society (Newsweek).

believing that all people are equal: »

Britain today is a comparatively egalitarian society (Time).

[< French égalitaire (< égalité; see etym. under equality (Cf.equality)) + English -ian]

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