Related formse·qual-op·por·tu·ni·ty, adjective
Examples from the Web for equal opportunity
I prefer my wilderness areas to house a few man-eaters (technically, equal-opportunity predators).
I was an equal-opportunity consumer, and if you had it, I did it.Jared Leto on His Brilliant Performance as a Transsexual in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A harder-than-hard-core conservative and professional provocateur, Peterson is an equal-opportunity offender.The Shady Group Behind the African-American Anti-Immigration Rally|Michelle Cottle|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Let it be known that Anderson Cooper is an equal-opportunity ridiculer—even when it comes to his fellow CNN employees.Anderson Cooper Slams Star Jones, Karl Lagerfeld & More (Video)|Mike Munoz, Melissa Leon|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We can only know that missing opportunities is an equal-opportunity curse.
British Dictionary definitions for equal opportunity
- the offering of employment, pay, or promotion equally to all, without discrimination as to sex, race, colour, disability, etc
- (as modifier)our equal-opportunity policy; an equal-opportunities employer
Culture definitions for equal opportunity
The goal of giving all persons an equal chance to an education and employment, and to protect their civil rights, regardless of their race, religious beliefs, or gender. In the United States, various minority groups have been fighting for equal opportunity over the last 150 years. (See affirmative action, civil rights movement, equal protection of the laws, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Organization for Women, segregation, sexism, suffragist, and women's movement.)