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dis·crim·i·na·to·ry

 (dĭ-skrĭm′ə-nə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Marked by or showing prejudice; biased.
2. Making distinctions.

dis·crim′i·na·to′ri·ly adv.

discriminatory

(dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ; -trɪ) or

discriminative

adj
1. based on or showing prejudice; biased
2. capable of making fine distinctions
3. (Statistics) (of a statistical test) unbiased
disˈcriminatorily, disˈcriminatively adv

dis•crim•i•na•to•ry

(dɪˈskrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
1. characterized by or showing prejudice or partiality: discriminatory practices in housing.
[1820–30]
dis•crim`i•na•to′ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discriminatory - being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand; "a prejudiced judge"
2.discriminatory - containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"
unfavorable, unfavourable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"
3.discriminatory - capable of making fine distinctions
discriminating - showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste; "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
4.discriminatory - manifesting partiality; "a discriminatory tax"; "preferential tariff rates"; "preferential treatment"; "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"
advantageous - giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"

discriminatory

adjective prejudiced, biased, partial, weighted, favouring, one-sided, partisan, unjust, preferential, prejudicial, inequitable These reforms will abolish racially discriminatory laws.

discriminatory

adjective
Able to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions:
Translations

discriminatory

[dɪsˈkrɪmɪnətərɪ] ADJ [duty etc] → discriminatorio

discriminatory

[dɪˈskrɪmɪnətəri] adj (= biased) [practices, treatment] → discriminatoire; [law, legislation] → discriminatoire

discriminatory

discriminatory

[diˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ] adjdiscriminatorio/a
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76) Here, counsel could have argued that AB's right to equality as a young person required granting her access to pseudonymity in order to permit her to pursue civil legal redress against her attacker, and that the application of the subjective proof of harm standard, which might otherwise be fairly applied to adults, had discriminatorily negative effects when applied to a child.
9) Claims of moral harassment seek to regulate derogatory or denigrating workplace conduct more generally, reaching beyond conduct that is sexual in nature or discriminatorily motivated.
Some effective crime detection is also criticized because it detects only some lawbreakers effectively, such as those in a given geographical area, and thus can be applied discriminatorily.
Griesing was an exceptional performer at the firm, she was discriminatorily denied the compensation, promotions, support and rewards enjoyed by the firm's less productive and less competent male shareholders," Sanford Heisler said.
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Describing the Association Council meeting as "a step backwards," the PCHRO said the Association Council statement "comes at a time when Israel is relentless in expanding its illegal settlement enterprise; maintains the continued closure of the Gaza Strip which amounts to collective punishment; continues to revoke residency permits of Palestinians; displaces the Palestinian people, especially those residing in Area C; discriminatorily allocates natural resources, such as land and water; as well as continuing the construction of the Annexation Wall.
As not everything is in the power of the euro-parliamentarians, it is crucial for Lithuania to engage in very active lobbying efforts to lift the financing quotas, which are discriminatorily too little now.
A piece of legislation cannot ensure vigor of prosecution, and in the case of the Tribal Law and Order Act, it does not even attempt to curtail prosecutors from declining to prosecute low-profile cases discriminatorily.
11) Yet the decision remains an almost insurmountable hurdle for litigants challenging capital sentencing on disparate-imposition grounds even though the statistical evidence can be taken to suggest that death sentences are discriminatorily imposed whether the focus is the race of the defendant (most often black) or the race of the victim (most often white).
com) as a patently absurd zoning purpose that obviously provides no basis upon which to judge whether a city is acting discriminatorily.
113) Even though casinos have not changed the dress codes of cocktail servers as a result of Jespersen, there seems not to have been a surge of cases alleging discrimination either based on the sexy dress codes or by men alleging that they were discriminatorily denied positions as cocktail servers.