Example sentences for: affirmative

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

  • "If the president wants a debate about affirmative action, he can't just throw in a question at the end of the session.

  • And, of course, there is affirmative action in most selective institutions, and that may be as many as 20 percent of all colleges and universities, for blacks and Hispanics and American Indians.

  • This means that all the issues that conservatives care most about--banning affirmative action, cutting taxes, pushing school choice--remain on indefinite hold.

  • One reason Jewish organizations were opposed to affirmative action in admissions in the '70s was because it had not been so long since they had been fighting discrimination against Jews.

  • But the resolution's affirmative rationale--what it would do--is less clear.


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