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Equal Employment Opportunitynoun [C or U]

uk   us   (abbreviation EEO) HR, LAW, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the ​principle that all ​people should have the same ​opportunities when ​applying for ​jobs and at ​work, and should not be ​treatedunfairly because of their sex, race, religion, etc.
(Definition of Equal Employment Opportunity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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