Definition of tokenism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tokenism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtəʊkənɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtoʊkənɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](disapproving)
 
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the fact of doing something only in order to do what the law requires or to satisfy a particular group of people, but not in a way that is really sincere Appointing one woman to the otherwise all-male staff could look like tokenism.
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