Example sentences for: affirmative

How can you use “affirmative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to a recent article in the journal Public Interest , soft affirmative action emphasizes efforts to improve educational and job-training opportunities to improve minority representation in the classroom and the workplace.

  • The big conservative coup was transforming the phrase "affirmative action" into "preferences"--as you do in your posting--such that newspapers use the two interchangeably.

  • Connerly and his allies scored a recent victory in Washington state, which has begun to dismantle its affirmative action programs after voters passed a clone of the California initiative in November.

  • The governor says he wants to eliminate racial preference but to guarantee "affirmative access."

  • Government policies designed to accomplish these goals include school busing, affirmative action in public schools and in the workplace, forced integration of public housing, and laws barring discrimination in housing and employment.


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