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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “affirmative action”

affirmative action

noun [U]
 
 
If a government or an organization takes affirmative action, it gives preference to women, black people, or other groups which are often treated unfairly, when it is choosing people for a job.
(政府或机构招聘雇员时优先雇用常受到歧视的女性、黑人或其他群体的成员的)积极补偿行动,平权措施
Human rights
(Definition of affirmative action from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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