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noun [countable/uncountable] equal opportunity pronunciation in British English 
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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

    The company will continue to provide equal opportunity in its promotion scheme.

    equal opportunities issues/policies/legislation:

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

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