positive discrimination

noun

Definition of positive discrimination

British
: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

positive play
  1. : formally laid down or imposed : prescribed

  2. : expressed clearly or peremptorily

  3. : fully assured : confident

  1. : something positive: such as

  2. : the positive degree of comparison in a language

  3. : a positive form of an adjective or adverb

discrimination play
  1. : prejudiced or prejudicial outlook, action, or treatment

  2. : the act, practice, or an instance of discriminating categorically rather than individually

  3. : the quality or power of finely distinguishing


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