tokenistic


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tokenistic

[ˌtəʊkəˈnɪstɪk] adjpurement symbolique
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Conservative MP Alex Chalk, who led the inquiry alongside charities The Children's Society and YoungMinds, said: "Cyberbullying can devastate young lives, but to date the response from social media companies has been tokenistic and inadequate.
The French report also laments a tokenistic deployment of Lebanese soldiers in south Lebanon.
What has changed, now, is that MPs have made sure they will have the chance to vote on whether to approve whatever deal the Prime Minister negotiates - but it is all a bit tokenistic.
In order not to appear tokenistic, it would have been better to afford more discussion time to internal details of her music, as usefully given elsewhere.
Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Liverpool, Cllr Richard Kemp, said: "There's a whole series of tokenistic debates going on from people who frankly have little better to do.
Measures aimed at empowering young people are often tokenistic in nature.
Girlhood's LGBT+ characters may be mentioned in passing, but not in a tokenistic way.
The Peace Process, once one of the most important steps forward in NI, now seems almost quaint, a tokenistic gesture that isn't fulfilling the great promise it could have.
To those not sure, the so-called 'Commonwealth of Independent States' (CIS) is a purely tokenistic 'union', formed in 1991, straight after the dissolution of the USSR, comprising ten former Soviet Republics.
Ghost in the Shell's weird lesbian kiss is seen as tokenistic by fans of the original series