Affirmative action in a Sentence 

Definition of Affirmative action  

an effort to improve the educational and employment opportunities for women and minorities by preventing discrimination

Examples of Affirmative action in a sentence

Affirmative action procedures were explained to the staff so that they knew to recruit more minority workers.  
Affirmative action efforts had allowed more women and African Americans to graduate from college than was possible before discrimination laws were in place.  
A proponent of affirmative action, the professor explained the importance of improving educational and employment opportunities for marginalized groups.  

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