discriminatory

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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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discriminatory

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

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

discriminatory

[dɪsˈkrɪmɪnətərɪ] ADJ [duty etc] → discriminatorio
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discriminatory

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

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discriminatory

[diˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ] adjdiscriminatorio/a
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He claims that the dispensation of justice discriminatorily for the poor and the rich,and the accountability of the corrupt politicians, who have amassed trillions of rupees by plundering the national resources, motivated him to launch his struggle for the rights of poor masses.
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