discriminatory(redirected from discriminatorily)
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1. Marked by or showing prejudice; biased.
2. Making distinctions.
discriminatory(dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ; -trɪ) or
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)
1. characterized by or showing prejudice or partiality: discriminatory practices in housing.
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|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"|
|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"