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im·pu·ni·ty

imˈpyo͞onədē/

noun

  1. exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.

    "the impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings"

    synonyms:immunityindemnity, exemption (from punishment), freedom from liability,nonliability, licenseMore

e·gal·i·tar·i·an

iˌɡaləˈterēən/

adjective

  1. 1.

    of, relating to, or believing in the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.

    "a fairer, more egalitarian society"

noun

  1. 1.

    a person who advocates or supports egalitarian principles.

mer·i·toc·ra·cy

ˌmerəˈtäkrəsē/

noun

noun: meritocracy

  1. government or the holding of power by people selected on the basis of their ability.

    • a society governed by meritocracy.

      plural noun: meritocracies

    • a ruling or influential class of educated or skilled people.

ob·vi·ate

ˈäbvēˌāt/

verb

  1. remove (a need or difficulty).

    "the Venetian blinds obviated the need for curtains"

    synonyms:precludepreventremove, get rid of, do away with, get around, rule out,eliminate, make/render unnecessary

    "our latest agreement obviates any further discussion of the matter"

    • avoid; prevent.

      "a parachute can be used to obviate disaster"

 

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