[ noun ] the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
Used in print(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)
I used_to love this country and believe that someday we 'd win our battle for equality .
[ noun ] a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
"on a par with the best"
Used in print(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)
On_the_one_hand , the major European_nations had to maintain vis-a-vis each other an emphasis upon sovereignty , independence , formal equality - thus insuring for themselves individually an optimal freedom of action to maintain the `` flexibility of alignment '' that the system required and to avoid anything approaching a repetition of the disastrous Napoleonic experience .