Parity – Equality in pay or position
To remember the definition of the word parity, use the following mnemonic:
Parrots with tea (parity). It was decided that parrots should be equal with people and have regular tea breaks.
Examples of parity in a sentence
A strike was planned to pressurise employers to ensure pay parity for all workers.
The connoisseur feels that British wines have not achieved parity with French wines.
Students do not, and should not, expect to have parity with their seniors.