toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

affirmative action
used in Do You Speak American?

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
policies designed to create a more egalitarian society by providing advantages to groups that previously suffered discrimination
  • John Baugh says, "For far too long the quest for racial equity has pushed hot buttons like affirmative action, while ignoring the importance of corresponding linguistic buttons altogether; that cycle must be broken if race relations in this country are ever to improve."
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (73% in)

There are no more uses of "affirmative action" in Do You Speak American?.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®Wikipedia Article