Definitions for discriminatorydɪˈskrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dis•crim•i•na•to•rydɪˈskrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
characterized by or showing prejudice or partiality:
discriminatory practices in housing.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: discriminative (def. 1). 2
Origin of discriminatory:
being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
"a prejudiced judge"
containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
"discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"
capable of making fine distinctions
"a discriminatory tax"; "preferential tariff rates"; "preferential treatment"; "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"
Of or pertaining to discrimination (in all senses).
Showing prejudice or bias.
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