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equal opportunities Line breaks: equal op¦por¦tun|ities
(also equal opportunity)

Definition of equal opportunities in English:

plural noun

The right to be treated without discrimination, especially on the grounds of one’s sex, race, or age: legislation concerning race relations and equal opportunities equal opportunity in education [as modifier]: an equal opportunity policy
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  • The report reveals that many health boards and trusts have no specific race and equal opportunities policies in place, and where they do they are often out of date.
  • Many health boards and trusts have no specific race and equal opportunities policies.
  • A good employer will have agreed equal opportunities and other policies such as anti-harassment with the union.

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