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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions or judgments.
  • adjective Serving to distinguish; distinctive.
  • adjective Marked by or showing prejudice; discriminatory.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • That discriminates; noting distinctions and differences with accuracy and nicety; distinguishing: as, a discriminating mind.
  • Serving as a ground or means of discrimination; distinctive.
  • A higher tonnage-duty on vessels not owned by citizens of the importing country than on vessels owned wholly or in part by such citizens. Also called differential duty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Marking a difference; distinguishing.
  • adjective making careful or fine distinctions, especially as to quality or accuracy.
  • adjective having a refined taste or excellent judgment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive
  • adjective Having a discerning judgment or taste
  • verb Present participle of discriminate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
  • adjective having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

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Examples

  • ISPs are not interested in discriminating against content, nor against particular application or content providers.

    Net Neutrality back on the front burner

  • Her topic: How broadband service providers are and should be regulated in discriminating against legal content and applications.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • ISPs are not interested in discriminating against content, nor against particular application or content providers.

    Net Neutrality back on the front burner

  • Making generalized statements about "white people discriminating" is for the most part, untrue.

    Huckabee: 'Lousy joke' but 'pretty benign issue'

  • (These facts are vital in discriminating between appropriate and inappropriate descriptions and applications of creativity.)

    "On creativity"

  • (These facts are vital in discriminating between appropriate and inappropriate descriptions and applications of creativity.)

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • It's only troubling if voters think that not discriminating is wrong.

    Balkinization

  • Brent if you will look at history you will find that the winner or ruling class always has treated the losers or minorities in discriminating ways ..

    So is SubComandante Marcos a good guy or a bad guy ?

  • It counts for more than most human qualities and provides the fairest proxy for "merit" in discriminating among people.

    The Tests and the Brightest

  • They enjoy keenly touching any soft pleasant surface, and become exceedingly keen in discriminating between the differences in the sandpaper cards.

    The Montessori Method

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