Example sentences for: affirmative

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

  • 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.

  • They generally agree that affirmative action is acceptable as a "remedy" for specific acts of past discrimination.

  • Thomas lashed out at African-Americans who criticize his views (especially his opposition to affirmative action).

  • "The American experience has shown that voluntary forms of affirmative action can be beneficial, but once quotas are mandated by law, they soon become counter-productive," it said.

  • It treats other opponents of affirmative action as oddballs.


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