affirmative action

Definition of "affirmative action"
  1. Policies aiming to enhance opportunities for historically disadvantaged groups in employment, education and more, while maintaining careful balance to meet legitimate institutional goals
How to use "affirmative action" in a sentence
  1. The business introduced affirmative action policies to include more diversity in their workforce.
  2. Affirmative action helped the college to balance its student diversity.
  3. Government institutions implemented affirmative action to rectify the effects of past discrimination.

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