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Synonyms for affirmative action

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  1. affirmative action(noun)

    a policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities

    affirmative action


  1. affirmative action(noun)

    reverse discrimination

  2. affirmative action(noun)

    A policy or program providing advantages for people of a minority group who are seen to have traditionally been discriminated against, with the aim of creating a more egalitarian society through preferential access to education, employment, health care, social welfare, etc.

    reverse discrimination


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