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.

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“Positive discrimination.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/positive%20discrimination. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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