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Equal Opportunity

equal opportunity n

often attrib
: freedom from discrimination (as in employment) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sometimes sexual orientation see also Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the Important Agencies section



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