Examples of favoritism in a Sentence
He accused the teacher of showing favoritism in assigning grades.
Recent Examples of favoritism from the Web
Two long-running favoritism scandals have re-erupted and hurt his approval rating.
Nicholas Buford and Gregory Plummer, partners of Crews — a food and beverage business — and whose proposal for the site came in second, criticized the selection process and accused the department of favoritism.
School board member Raaheela Ahmed, another member of the minority bloc, said the pay raises add to community distrust and perceptions of favoritism.
Rome’s embattled Five Star Mayor Virginia Raggi was acquitted of a favoritism charge and is looking to turn the page on months of accusations against her administration.
In the wake of her complaint, the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office is looking into the allegation of a city employee trading political favoritism for personal gain.
The office reported embezzlement, misuse of equipment for personal gain, favoritism, ethical misconduct and fear of reprisal at the Alaska Guard.
Many commentators have worried that when the next crisis comes, the OLA will lead to more taxpayer bailouts, along with government favoritism for some creditors over others.
Critics say the practice lends itself to favoritism and doesn’t compel attorneys to get settlement money into plaintiffs’ hands because their cut is based on the total amount, regardless of whether there is leftover money.
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FAVORITISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of favoritism for English Language Learners
: the unfair practice of treating some people better than others
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