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Chinese (Traditional) 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 .
(政府或機構招聘僱員時優先僱用常受到歧視的女性、黑人或其他群體的成員的)積極補償行動,平權措施
Human rights
(Definition of affirmative action noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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