equal opportunity - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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singularequal opportunity
pluralequal opportunities
  1. a situation in which people have the same opportunities in life as other people, without being treated in an unfair way because of their race, sex, sexuality, religion, or age
    equal opportunities issues/policies/legislation:

    You’ll find details of our equal opportunities policies in the company handbook.

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