Example sentences for: affirmative-action

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

  • To be sure, the Army's program insists, though more vaguely than people admit, that affirmative-action beneficiaries must meet the same minimum qualifications as their white counterparts.

  • Let's start with a simple, central factual error in the first substantive paragraph about Alexis: "After she left the Labor Department, she set up a firm to advise companies on how to comply with those [affirmative-action] regulations."

  • Only six of 74 public colleges, universities, and graduate programs in California and Texas suffered losses in minority enrollment following affirmative-action bans.

  • One doesn't want to read too much into someone's 35-year-old academic records, which in this case are mainly interesting as a reminder of how powerful the Ivy League's affirmative-action program for alumni brats used to be.

  • Franklin's only explanation was an imperious, "I'm not certain what [California affirmative-action critic Ward] Connerly could contribute to this discussion."

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