Translation of "affirmative action" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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affirmative actionnoun [ U ]

uk /əˌfɜː.mə.tɪv ˈæk.ʃən/ us /əˌfɝː.mə.t̬ɪv ˈæk.ʃən/

If a government or an organization takes affirmative action, it gives preference to women, black people, or other groups that are often treated unfairly, when it is choosing people for a job.


(Translation of “affirmative action” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)