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Definition of "inequitable" []

  • Not equitable; unfair. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inequitable" in a sentence
  • "In a Lanham Act case, an unclean hands defense is available when the plaintiff engaged in inequitable conduct relating to the subject matter of its claims."
  • "This requires a showing that a plaintiff has engaged in inequitable conduct or bad faith with a material relation to the relief sought."
  • "As in inequitable distribution of moneys outrageously held by those who worked for them and ignorantly retained despite the superior claims of those who do not."