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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