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equal opportunitiesnoun [plural]

uk   us   (also equal opportunity) HR, LAW, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the ​idea that men and women, ​people of different races, religions, etc. should all be ​treated fairly and have the same ​opportunities, especially ​relating to ​employment: A ​spokesman for the ​trust said: 'We are fully ​committed to ​equalopportunities'. Our ​aim is to ensure equalopportunities for all. The ​company is proud of its ​record in promotingequalopportunities in the ​workplace. equalopportunitiespolicy/​law/​legislation
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