Translation of inequality in Spanish:

inequality

desigualdad, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɪnəˈkwɑlədi//ɪnɪˈkwɒlɪti/

noun

  • 1

    (disparity)
    desigualdad feminine
    inequality of opportunity/between the sexes desigualdad de oportunidades/entre los sexos
    • Hostility to the existing political setup is being exacerbated by growing unemployment lines and widening social inequality.
    • On the contrary, under conditions of growing social inequality, the population at large is seen in a generally hostile manner, as a potential threat to his wealth and privileges.
    • Our results indicate that cross-country differences in income inequality alone does not explain for much of the variations in child labour worldwide.
    • In addition, the country is fraught with numerous divisions upon which demagogues can flourish under circumstances of want and inequality.
    • The Gini coefficient ranges from 0 to 1 and measures the degree of income inequality.
    • The authoritarian government of the past exploited inequality among different ethnic groups, suppressing native languages and cultures.
    • Under New Labour, not only has inequality of income increased, social mobility has actually decreased.
    • More generally, of course, economic inequality undermines social cohesion.
    • She has a particular interest in exploring differing approaches to collectivism and working class resistance to social inequality.
    • The free market program implemented by successive governments has widened social inequality to an unprecedented degree.
    • Gender inequality shapes different experiences of poverty and impacts on women and men's ability to move out of poverty.
    • Too many hours for some, combined with too few hours for others, can further polarize income inequality, as has occurred in Canada.
    • However the selection is performed, there will always be a difference or inequality between professional groups.
    • The underlying cause of growing discontent is the enormous degree of social inequality that has resulted from the introduction of capitalism in the former Soviet Union.
    • If you compare a violent society with a relatively peaceful one, the single biggest difference is income inequality.
    • Perhaps most important, inequality in the distribution of income and wealth means inequality in political and social power.
    • In particular we need to focus on ways of building a mutuality of respect across the boundaries of inequality and difference.
    • In other words, the widening gap between pension provision in the public and private sector will not just lead to widening social inequality, it will also become a block to Scotland's economy growth.
    • Democracy shows an independent positive association with health, which remains after adjustment for a country's wealth, its level of inequality, and the size of its public sector.
    • Never for a moment did they realize that the existing structure of society is the breeding ground of inequality, hatred and cruelty.
  • 2

    Mathematics
    desigualdad feminine
    • He showed that Bell's inequalities were violated and so the quantum interpretation held rather than the classical one.
    • His early work was on number theory and he wrote on Diophantine inequalities and the geometry of numbers.
    • He studied inequalities and geometry and measure theory, particularly working in this area with Besicovitch.
    • He also studied infinite series, the gamma function and inequalities for convex functions.
    • In fact he is remembered for Farkas theorem which is used in linear programming and also for his work on linear inequalities.