parity

/ˈperəti/

  • Noun
  • the state of being equal
    1. the struggle for gender/racial/social parity [=(more commonly) equality]
    2. Women have fought for parity with men in the workplace.
    3. The two currencies are approaching parity for the first time in decades. [=they are coming close to having the same value]
    4. Currently, there is rough parity in the number of students entering and graduating from the school system. [=the number of students entering and graduating from the school system is about the same]