from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Drawing distinctions.
- adj. Marked by or showing prejudice: discriminative hiring practices.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. which has the ability to discriminate between things; or which imparts such ability
- adj. which serves to distinguish its bearer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Marking a difference; distinguishing; distinctive; characteristic.
- adj. Observing distinctions; making differences; discriminating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That marks distinction; constituting a difference; characteristic: as, the discriminative features of men.
- Making distinctions; discriminating.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of making fine distinctions
- adj. expressing careful judgment
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Such kind of discriminative advertisement would still appear as the media lack self-regulating practice and regulative law isn't ready yet.
Gately's Husband Files Complaint Over 'discriminative' Article
"discriminative" levy would push some lenders into the red and hamper economic growth.
Also some towns are much harder and more discriminative in terms of who they will give a license to.
Whereas the nasty ones are really discriminative people.
As prejudice and discriminative as the republicans are, do you think they enjoy having you at the head of their party?
Building upon 2009's Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the new initiative would make it easier for women to file class-action lawsuits against employers with discriminative pay practices, prohibiting businesses from retaliating against those who do so and exposing them to hefty lawsuits if they fail to comply.
The benefits of volunteering obviously are not age-discriminative.
The Qianlong emperor, after tasting the bitterness of the Jinchuan Wars (western Sichuan), issued a decree that all discriminative names of ethnic peoples in imperial documents and archives be deleted or changed,117 a practice both the Guomindang and the CCP followed. 118 The moral similarities between Confucianism and Chinese Marxism provided a large capacity for the CCP to continue and develop imperial practices. 119
So, in that sense, this decree is discriminative against minorities in Indonesia, said Harsono.