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discriminatory

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adjective dis·crim·i·na·to·ry \dis-ˈkri-mə-nə-ˌtȯr-ē, -ˈkrim-nə-\

Simple Definition of discriminatory

  • : not fair : unfairly treating a person or group of people differently from other people or groups of people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of discriminatory

  1. 1 :  discriminative 1

  2. 2 :  applying or favoring discrimination in treatment

discriminatorily

play \-ˌkri-mə-nə-ˈtȯr-ə-lē, -ˌkrim-nə-\ adverb

Examples of discriminatory in a sentence

  1. The law prohibits discriminatory hiring practices.

  2. <a company that was fined for its discriminatory practices in the hiring of women>



1828

First Known Use of discriminatory

1828


DISCRIMINATORY Defined for Kids

discriminatory

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adjective dis·crim·i·na·to·ry \di-ˈskrim-ə-nə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of discriminatory for Students

  1. :  showing discrimination :  being unfair <discriminatory work policies>




Law Dictionary

discriminatory

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adjective dis·crim·i·na·to·ry \dis-ˈkri-mə-nə-ˌtōr-ē\

Legal Definition of discriminatory

  1. 1 :  applying discrimination in treatment

  2. 2 :  having unlawful discrimination as an effect

discriminatorily

\-ˌkri-mə-nə-ˈtōr-ə-lē\ play adverb




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