Tokenism Definition

tōkə-nĭzəm
noun
The policy of making only a perfunctory effort or symbolic gesture toward the accomplishment of a goal, such as racial integration.
American Heritage
A show of accommodation to a demand, principle, etc. by small, often merely routine or superficial concessions to it; specif., the practice of hiring or including a small number of individuals, as of a minority group, merely to comply with equal-opportunity policies or regulations.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Tokenism

Noun

Singular:
tokenism
Plural:
tokenisms

Origin of Tokenism

  • From token +"Ž -ism.

    From Wiktionary

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