What does profiling mean?

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ˈproʊ faɪ lɪŋpro·fil·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profilingnoun

    recording a person's behavior and analyzing psychological characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people

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  1. profilingnoun

    the forensic science of constructing an outline of a person's individual characteristics

Webster Dictionary

  1. Profiling

    of Profile

  2. Profilingnoun

    in the construction of fieldworks, the erection at proper intervals of wooden profiles, to show to the workmen the sectional form of the parapets at those points

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profiling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profiling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of profiling in a Sentence

  1. Steve King:

    This idea of no racial profiling.

  2. Guy Ben-Porat:

    Both cases are about racial profiling -- people feeling they're being targeted by police because of their skin color.

  3. Brent Oxley:

    Pretty much... from the get-go, from when the policy came out, you look every day to see who's locked up in the jails -- it's racial profiling, really. You're looking for odd names : a Carlos Lopez, not a John Smith.

  4. Emily Shapiro:

    We have been informed of an incident at our Calabasas store and in addition to reaching out to SZA directly, we are gathering more information about the incident in order to take the proper next steps, we take complaints like this very seriously, profiling on the basis of race is not tolerated at Sephora.

  5. Zayd Atkinson:

    Boulder is essentially saying were going to pay this officer and let him resign for threatening Zayds life, for racially profiling Zayd, if you or I were to do this, we would be criminally charged. We would immediately lose our jobs.

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