equal_opportunity-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: the right to equivalent employment regardless of social traits such as age, gender, ethnicity

Commentary: EQUAL_OPPORTUNITY[+right][+legal][+to_employment][+equivalent][+for_citizen][+diverse][+socially]

His firm has always practiced equal opportunity in its hiring practices.
Their country has no equal opportunity written into law, you get a job only by whom you know.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1