tokenism

US [ˈtoʊkəˌnɪzəm]
UK [ˈtəʊkəˌnɪz(ə)m]
  • n.表面文章;装点门面;敷衍了事;应付差事
  • Web象征主义;门面主义;象征性的参与
tokenism
n.
1.
装点门面;表面文章;敷衍了事;应付差事the fact of doing sth 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.
给原本清一色的男职员队伍增派一位女性会显得是装点门面。

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