Definition of discrimination Pronunciation
1. A distinction; discernment, the act of discriminating, discerning, distinguishing, noting or perceiving differences between things.
2. The state of being discriminated, distinguished from, or set apart.
3. (sometimes discrimination against) Distinct treatment of an individual or group to their disadvantage; treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than individual merit; partiality; prejudice; bigotry.
Sexual or racial discrimination
4. The quality of being discriminating, acute discernment, specifically in a learning situation; as to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
5. That which discriminates; mark of distinction, a characteristic.
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English - English - discrimination Pronunciation
n. discernment; partiality, unequal treatment; ability to choose well (in matters of taste)
n. discrimination, unequal treatment; ability to choose well (in matters of taste), discernment; partiality
English - Spanish - discrimination Pronunciation
s. discriminación, segregacionismo, separatismo; discernimiento, distinción
English - French - discrimination Pronunciation
n. discrimination, distinction, jugement, discernement
English - German - discrimination Pronunciation
n. Diskriminierung, Unterscheidung
English - Italian - discrimination Pronunciation
s. discriminazione; differenziazione; discernimento, acume, perspicacia
English - Portuguese - discrimination Pronunciation
s. discriminação, diferenciação
English - Russian - discrimination Pronunciation
с. проницательность, разборчивость, умение разбираться; дискриминация, неодинаковое отношение, различный подход; распознавание
English - Turkish - discrimination Pronunciation
i. ayırt etme, fark gözetme, ayrıcalık yapma, ayırma yetkisi
French - English - discrimination Pronunciation
(f) n. discrimination, unequal treatment; ability to choose well (in matters of taste), discernment; partiality
English - Dutch - discrimination Pronunciation
zn. discriminatie, onderscheid, waarneming
English - Greek - discrimination Pronunciation
ουσ. διάκριση
French - Spanish - discrimination Pronunciation
(conduite) discriminación (f)
French - German - discrimination Pronunciation
n. diskriminierung
French - Italian - discrimination Pronunciation
(conduite) discriminazione (f)
French - Portuguese - discrimination Pronunciation
(conduite) discriminação (f)
French - Russian - discrimination Pronunciation
n. дискриминация (f)
French - Turkish - discrimination Pronunciation
[la] ayırt etme; başkalarından ayrı davranma
French - Dutch - discrimination Pronunciation
(conduite) discriminatie (f)
English - Chinese - discrimination Pronunciation
(名) 差别, 辨别力, 岐视
English - Chinese - discrimination Pronunciation
(名) 差別, 辨別力, 岐視
English - Japanese - discrimination Pronunciation
(名) 識別; 差別; 識別力(味の)
English - Korean - discrimination Pronunciation
명. 식별; 차별, 차별대우; 감식력

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Synonyms for discrimination
distinction: dash, difference, idiosyncrasy, tone