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Definition of the adjective discriminatory

What does discriminatory mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
  2. containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
  3. capable of making fine distinctions
  4. manifesting partiality

Alternative definition of the adjective discriminatory

adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to discrimination (in all senses).
  2. Showing prejudice or bias.

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Google previewWhat The Church Can Do For Persons Living With HIV/AIDS

by sunday Ikpang

And the word discriminatory means unfair, treating somebody or one group of people worse than others. We had also taken time to look up these two words are noun and they talks how someone or group of people are being taken or treated in ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Criminology (2006)

by Eugene McLaughlin, John Muncie

There was also mounting evidence that the strategy was: promoting an aggressive attitude amongst police officers; encouraging discriminatory and insensitive policing; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime (2005)

by Lawrence M. Salinger

particular commodities or classes of commodities, where it finds that available purchasers in greater quantities are so few as to render differentials on account thereof unjustly discriminatory or promotive of monopoly in any line of commerce; ...

Google previewThe Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia (2009)

by Julius E. Thompson, James L. Conyers Jr., Nancy J. Dawson

While trying to take the sacrament, a religious act of devotion, in a Methodist church in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Douglass was shocked to observe “Jim Crow pews” and the pastor's discriminatory behavior, which insured that all white ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of applied psychology (2004)

A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger

However, the principle of correspondence suggests that if one wishes to predict discriminatory behavior, this is not going to work. This is because although a measure of attitudes toward a particular group includes the target component of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Human rights : problems and perspectives (2002)

based on religious dogmas which are fundamentally discriminatory and humiliating to women and vast sections of citizens including ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 3: History by Charles Reagan Wilson

Constitution unless it could be shown that the law had been adopted with a racially discriminatory intent. During the First Reconstruction , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History (2009)

by Aaron Brenner, Benjamin Day, Immanuel Ness

Historians have documented numerous instances where African Americans, other racial minorities, and women mounted collective challenges to segregated workplaces, discriminatory pay scales and job classifications, and poverty-level ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

test as a criterion for recruitment or promotion was discriminatory in effect against the black complainant and could ...

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Small photo of Sofia, Bulgaria - April 3, 2015: A mother and her son are going to a protest with other parents and relatives of physically disabled children and adults against discriminatory state laws.Small photo of July 26th, 2016 Philadelphia, PA: Democratic National Convention - Protesters hold signs calling for the release of prisoners arrested under discriminatory lawsSmall photo of Sofia, Bulgaria - April 3, 2015: A mother and her son are going to a protest with other parents and relatives of physically disabled children and adults against discriminatory state laws.Small photo of Sofia, Bulgaria - April 3, 2015: A mother and her son are going to a protest with other parents and relatives of physically disabled children and adults against discriminatory state laws. More...

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What I can say is that for may years jazz musicians had to go to Europe, for instance, to be respected and to be sort of treated not in a discriminatory way. I don't think there is anything controversial about me saying that. This is just a fact. (Sonny Rollins)
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1C3R1I1M3I1N1A1T1O1R1Y4

The value of this 14-letter word is 22 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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