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 The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said Canada should provide a fair and nondiscriminatory market environment for enterprises from all countries, including China. Paul Vieira, WSJ, "Canada Vetoes China Gold Deal in Arctic," 22 Dec. 2020 The order also prohibits housing families with children in high-rise buildings and implements a new, nondiscriminatory tenant assignment plan. Kori Rumore,, "From ‘war workers’ to ‘Good Times,’ Jane Byrne and demolition: Timeline of Cabrini-Green," 20 Dec. 2020 The most favored nation tariffs are imposed in a nondiscriminatory manner to countries exporting specific products to the United States such as apparel and footwear. Nihal Krishan, Washington Examiner, "Trump to delay some trade tariff payments as coronavirus hits businesses: Reports," 31 Mar. 2020 Airlines must carry out their responsibility to provide safe and secure air travel in a nondiscriminatory manner, according to experts. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, "3 types of passengers who deserve to be banned from commercial flights," 11 Apr. 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney said in a statement that his organization plays no part in law enforcement decisions at the fairgrounds, and that KFB's policies are nondiscriminatory and follow the law. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, "Fairness Campaign leader arrested in protest at Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast," 22 Aug. 2019 Then the defendant has to prove that the policy is necessary for legitimate, nondiscriminatory results. Jeff Andrews, Curbed, "HUD proposes rule that would make housing discrimination lawsuits ‘impossible’," 19 Aug. 2019 The ideal agreement would expand access to Chinese markets for US exporters and investors, ensure nondiscriminatory treatment of US companies, and strengthen intellectual property protections. Myron Brilliant For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "The trade deal Trump and Xi should agree on at G20," 28 June 2019 Thomas went so far as calling for the court to junk its 1986 decision in Batson v. Kentucky, which says potential jurors cannot be excluded because of their race, and lawyers must provide a nondiscriminatory explanation for striking them., "Supreme Court throws out conviction of man tried 6 times for murders," 21 June 2019

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondiscriminatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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