American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Marked by or showing prejudice; biased.
- adj. Making distinctions.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Discriminative.
- adj. capable of making fine distinctions
- adj. manifesting partiality
- adj. being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
- adj. containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
- discriminate + -ory (Wiktionary)
“Raiding powers for human rights body 'which discusses the increased powers of the Victorian law enforcement agencies to come into your home and seize your belongings as' evidence 'and arrest you if they conclude you are guilty of what they term discriminatory speech.”
“Bhengu said she was dismayed at what she termed the discriminatory treatment experienced by the activists at the hotel despite concerted public education efforts, both by the government and non-governmental organisations to educate people about”
“Sasco said it was unimpressed by what it called the discriminatory practise of business in funding institutions which had been well-sponsored in the past while neglfinancially.”
“Sasco said it was unimpressed by what it called the discriminatory practise of business in funding institutions which had been well-sponsored in the past while neglecting those that were suffering financially.”
“Wednesday to protest what they call discriminatory parole policies by the Department of Correctional Services.”
“People infuriated by what they call a discriminatory ban on photography by one of Italian fashion label Dolce & Gabbana's Hong Kong outlets have protested outside the store.”
“Palestinians boarded the Israeli bus in a widely advertised action hoping to draw attention to what they call discriminatory measures in the West Bank, particularly travel restrictions.”
“The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against Cargill Meat Solutions, which is a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Cargill, Inc. Federal officials want to cancel Cargill's existing government contracts and prevent future contracts until the company stops what they call discriminatory practices.”
“The Palestinians boarded the Israeli bus in a widely advertised action hoping to draw attention to what they call discriminatory measures in the West Bank, particularly travel restrictions.”
“Uighurs have longed reviled what they call discriminatory policies set by the Han, the dominant ethnic group in China.”
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