Synonyms and Antonyms for affirmative-action

1. affirmative action (n.)

a policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities


2. affirmative (adj.)

expecting the best

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6. action (n.)

a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

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7. action (n.)

the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism

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8. action (n.)

a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong

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9. action (n.)

the series of events that form a plot

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10. action (n.)

the trait of being active and energetic and forceful

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