reverse discrimination

noun

Definition of reverse discrimination

: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.

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First Known Use of reverse discrimination

1964


REVERSE DISCRIMINATION Defined for English Language Learners

reverse discrimination

noun

Definition of reverse discrimination for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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reverse discrimination

noun

legal Definition of reverse discrimination

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

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