Definition of affirmative action in English:

affirmative action

Syllabification: af·firm·a·tive ac·tion

noun

chiefly North American
An action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education; positive discrimination.
More example sentences
  • And call it what you like, but we need positive discrimination, or affirmative action.
  • They have been appointed on a basis that reflects political correctness or affirmative action.
  • It should also contain a clear statement by the union in favour of affirmative action.

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