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tr.v. crim·i·nat·ed, crim·i·nat·ing, crim·i·nates
To incriminate.

[Latin crīminārī, crīmināt-, to accuse, from crīmen, crīmin-, accusation; see crime.]

crim′i·na′tion n.
crim′i·na′tive, crim′i·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
crim′i·na′tor n.
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Adj.1.criminatory - charging or suggestive of guilt or blame; "incriminatory testimony"
inculpative, inculpatory - causing blame to be imputed to
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Beyond that, the EEOC isn't very specific about where discriminatory criminatory use of background checks starts and ends.
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Gender proofing A check carried out on a policy proposal to ensure that any potential gender dis- criminatory effects arising from that policy have been avoided and that gender equality is promoted Gender impact assessment Examining policy proposals to see whether they will affect women and men different- ly, with a view to adapting these propo- sals to make sure that any discriminatory effects are neutralised and that gender equality is promoted Positive action Measures targeted at a particular group and intended to eliminate and prevent dis- crimination or to offset disadvantages arising from existing attitudes, beha- viours and structures Source: Notes