positive discrimination

noun

Definition of positive discrimination

British

  1. :  the practice of improving the educational and job opportunities of members of groups that have not been treated fairly in the past because of their race, sex, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

positiveplay
  1. :  formally laid down or imposed :  prescribed

    :  expressed clearly or peremptorily

    :  fully assured :  confident

  1. :  something positive: such as

    :  the positive degree of comparison in a language

    :  a positive form of an adjective or adverb

discriminationplay
  1. :  the act of making or perceiving a difference :  the act of discriminating

    :  the process by which two stimuli differing in some aspect are responded to differently

    :  the quality or power of finely distinguishing


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