discriminative

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adjective dis·crim·i·na·tive \dis-ˈkri-mə-ˌnā-tiv, -ˈkri-mə-nət-\

Definition of discriminative

  1. 1 :  making distinctions

  2. 2 :  discriminatory 2

Examples of discriminative in a Sentence

  1. fighting laws which were grossly discriminative

1677

First Known Use of discriminative

1677


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