non·​dis·​crim·​i·​na·​tory | \ ˌnän-dis-ˈkri-mə-nə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce nondiscriminatory (audio) , -ˈkrim-nə- \

Definition of nondiscriminatory

: not discriminatory : fair, equitable nondiscriminatory mortgage lending If good credit risks are being denied credit because of discrimination, why don't nondiscriminatory lenders enter these mortgage markets and profitably end redlining ?— Leonard I. Nakamura

Examples of nondiscriminatory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though she was denied promotions, the Corrections Department was able to show a nondiscriminatory reason, Roberts said. Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press, 7 Jan. 2022 The Constitution permits legislative prayers, but the prayer-selection process must be nondiscriminatory. Trudy Lieberman, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Crypto can bring millions of people into the economic system through immediate, nondiscriminatory access to services. Brian Armstrong, WSJ, 14 Oct. 2021 Since Atuna’s initial social media posts, a petition has been circulating asking for the policy to be replaced with more nondiscriminatory policies and work for inclusivity. Claire Bryan, San Antonio Express-News, 16 Sep. 2021 Disparate impact is a judicial theory developed in the U.S. that allows challenges to policies that are nondiscriminatory on their face but appear to have a disproportionately negative effect on certain groups. Fox News, 3 Aug. 2021 The struggle for the soul of this democracy and the free, fair and nondiscriminatory access to the ballot is worth fighting for. Ron Reynolds, CNN, 14 July 2021 To overcome a prima facie case of retaliation, an employer must proffer a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for their adverse employment action. Eric Bachman, Forbes, 1 June 2021 Ultimately, the City has a responsibility to recruit, interview, and hire the best candidates based on objective, nondiscriminatory factors, in order to ensure fire protection and emergency services for the entire community. oregonlive, 28 May 2021

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First Known Use of nondiscriminatory

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondiscriminatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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