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equal opportunity

n.
Absence of discrimination, as in the workplace, based on race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, or mental or physical disability.
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equal opportunity

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the offering of employment, pay, or promotion equally to all, without discrimination as to sex, race, colour, disability, etc
b. (as modifier): our equal-opportunity policy; an equal-opportunities employer.
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e′qual opportu′nity


n.
policies and practices, esp. in employment, that bar discrimination based on race, color, age, sex, religion, mental or physical handicap, or national origin.
e′qual-opportu′nity, adj.
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Noun1.equal opportunity - the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national originequal opportunity - the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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