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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
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