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

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The plaintiffs also want paid bouncers at every fraternity event and party for crowd control and nondiscriminatory event admission. Dave Collins, The Seattle Times, "Students sue to open Yale fraternities to women," 12 Feb. 2019 The progeny of domestic hogs that quickly turned feral or hybrids between domestic feral pigs and European wild hogs, feral hogs are omnivores with a nondiscriminatory palate. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "The ins and outs of feral hog hunting in Texas," 28 Mar. 2018 Federal supervision of the nondiscriminatory granting of loans by banks and savings institutions. Olivia B. Waxman, Time, "The Surprising Story Behind This Shocking Photo of Martin Luther King Jr. Under Attack," 12 Jan. 2018 Meanwhile, supporters of the change are rejoicing the organization's step towards an equal, nondiscriminatory future. Noelia Trujillo, Woman's Day, "Boy Scouts to Allow Gay Youths," 24 May 2013 Restaurant business is about creating a hospitable environment for all, a non-partisan, non-politicized, nondiscriminatory and respectful environment. Natasha Bach, Fortune, "'What Birthday Is Complete Without an Obama Cake?' Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Obama on Instagram," 19 Dec. 2017 Access to information on a nondiscriminatory basis is absolutely essential in a democracy. Todd Shields,, "FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality Rules," 14 Dec. 2017 For example, lower search thresholds for these groups could be the result of nondiscriminatory factors if officers had valid reasons to suspect more serious criminal activity when searching black and Hispanic drivers compared to whites. Cheryl Phillips, Slate Magazine, "Police Data Suggests Black and Hispanic Drivers Are Searched More Often Than Whites," 19 June 2017 Needless to say, the decision was made for legitimate, nondiscriminatory business reasons. Martha Woodall,, "Aspira lays off most of security staff at Olney High," 21 June 2017

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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