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reverse discrimination

noun
1.
the unfair treatment of members of majority groups resulting from preferential policies, as in college admissions or employment, intended to remedy earlier discrimination against minorities.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples for reverse discrimination
  • Affirmative action, reverse discrimination, and developing diversity plans are explored.
  • Affirmative action, when done right, is not reverse discrimination.
  • Less than three percent were for reverse discrimination.
  • It is crucial to note, however, that affirmative action does not mean reverse discrimination.
  • With such a newly diverse workplace, an increase in reverse discrimination claims is a distinct probability.

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