reverse discrimination


reverse discrimination

noun

: the practice of making it more difficult for a certain type of person (such as a white man) to get a job, to go to a school, etc., because other people who were treated unfairly in the past are now being given an advantage

Full Definition of REVERSE DISCRIMINATION

:  discrimination against whites or males (as in employment or education)

Examples of REVERSE DISCRIMINATION

  1. He claimed that reverse discrimination was to blame for his unemployment.

First Known Use of REVERSE DISCRIMINATION

1964

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