reverse dis-crimination

reverse discrimination

noun
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:
1965–70

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To reverse dis-crimination
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: reverse dis crimination
Next Definition: reverse discrimination
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for reverse dis-crimination
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing reverse dis-crimination
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature