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equity

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    the quality of being impartial or reasonable; fairness  
2    an impartial or fair act, decision, etc.  
3      (Law)   a system of jurisprudence founded on principles of natural justice and fair conduct. It supplements the common law and mitigates its inflexibility, as by providing a remedy where none exists at law  
4      (Law)   an equitable right or claim  
equity of redemption     
5    the interest of ordinary shareholders in a company  
6    the market value of a debtor's property in excess of all debts to which it is liable  
     (C14: from Old French equite, from Latin aequitas, from aequus level, equal)  


Equity  
      n   the actors' trade union,   (Full name)    Actors Equity Association  
equity capital  
      n   the part of the share capital of a company owned by ordinary shareholders or in certain circumstances by other classes of shareholder  
equity-linked policy  
      n   an insurance or assurance policy in which premiums are invested partially or wholly in ordinary shares for the eventual benefit of the beneficiaries of the policy  
equity of redemption  
      n     (Property law)   the right that a mortgager has in equity to redeem his property on payment of the sum owing, even though the sum is overdue  
   See also       foreclose  
negative equity  
      n   the state of holding a property the value of which is less than the amount of mortgage still unpaid  
personal equity plan  
      n      the full name for       PEP  
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