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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does equal opportunity mean? 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (noun)
  The noun EQUAL OPPORTUNITY has 1 sense:

1. the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin

  Familiarity information: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (noun)


Sense 1equal opportunity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("equal opportunity" is a kind of...):

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)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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