tokenistic


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tokenistic

[ˌtəʊkəˈnɪstɪk] adjpurement symbolique
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That's with no crippling business rates to deal with and tokenistic PS150 a week rent.
However it has been dressed up, this tokenistic offer is unlikely to have quelled any fears of what is on the very near horizon for Liverpool and cities like it.
What this must not become is a tokenistic sop intended to assuage the feelings of disappointed local people after the understandable decision not to underwrite the Circuit of Wales project.
In a profession that remains stubbornly male, affirmative actions isolated from a holistic policy of inclusion are merely tokenistic.
Employee shares must not be given out in a tokenistic manner; they should come with greater employee engagement in the running of a business.
It was as tokenistic, simplistic and indeed delusional as when Trotskyists promoted the benefits of a United Ireland football team.
'This has led to complacency and a very inadequate and tokenistic approach to poverty alleviation which should be the government's main thrust,' the Bayan Muna chair added.
"Companies must do more than take the tokenistic step of appointing just one woman to their board and consider that job done," he said.
A CARDIFF University lecturer has spoken out against "tokenistic" and "insulting" locks placed on windows after a tutor took his own life on campus.
"It's just the futility and ridiculous nature of it, it's just tokenistic. It's insulting to the memory of Mr Anderson."
The argument we are making is that we need a better strategy for achieving the gender rule instead of ad hoc and tokenistic propositions that are unpredictable and unsustainable.
Conversely, tokenistic attempts at local government reforms will merely allow PTI electables at the federal and provincial level to continue ruling the country from above.