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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of discriminate.

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Examples

  • It is claimed that the term discriminates against women and should be replaced by

    Midwest Conservative Journal

  • California has sued the United States in federal court over something called the "Weldon Amendment" – an obscure provision tucked inside a $143 billion funding bill that says federal money can be withheld from any state that "discriminates" against a health care provider for not providing – or at least making referrals for – abortions.

    Archive 2006-06-11

  • Maybe someone can sue because it 'discriminates' for or against Christians.

    The "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" case.

  • California has sued the United States in federal court over something called the "Weldon Amendment" – an obscure provision tucked inside a $143 billion funding bill that says federal money can be withheld from any state that "discriminates" against a health care provider for not providing – or at least making referrals for – abortions.

    Another sneak attack on abortion rights -- but California is fighting back

  • The heart discriminates which is agreeable and which is disagreeable.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • [107] Starbuck, in addition to "escape from sin," discriminates "spiritual illumination" as a distinct type of conversion experience.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • His actions, the complaint states, forced her to resign her job and "ignited a media firestorm by publishing false and defamatory statements that Mrs. Sherrod 'discriminates' against people due to their race in performing her offcial federal duties."

    NPR Topics: News

  • His actions, the complaint states, forced her to resign her job and "ignited a media firestorm by publishing false and defamatory statements that Mrs. Sherrod 'discriminates' against people due to their race in performing her offcial federal duties."

    NPR Topics: News

  • He added that the £144.50 fee "discriminates" against "genuinely free" channels and its abolition would encourage the BBC to aim for creating a bigger presence for itself and other

    New Statesman

  • Pretty much every public university in America "discriminates" in this fashion.

    The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion Forum

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