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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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