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reverse discrimination

noun

Simple Definition of reverse discrimination

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reverse discrimination

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

Examples of reverse discrimination in a sentence

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



1964

First Known Use of reverse discrimination

1964


Law Dictionary

reverse discrimination

noun

Legal Definition of reverse discrimination

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




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