Example sentences for: affirmative

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

  • Initiatives have made news in recent years by advancing conservative causes: limits on gay rights, immigration, and affirmative action.

  • Even Clinton claimed he wanted to "mend" affirmative action.

  • He defends affirmative action, but notes that it "is not the most important issue for black progress in America."

  • In other words, when democratically elected governments act pro affirmative action, judges should overrule them; when democracy acts anti affirmative action, the people's will must be sacrosanct.

  • Guaranteed admission has restored minority enrollments at Texas' Austin campus, for example, to levels not seen since 1996, when a federal court struck down the state's affirmative action program.


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