nondiscriminatory

adjective

non·​dis·​crim·​i·​na·​tory ˌnän-dis-ˈkri-mə-nə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce nondiscriminatory (audio)
-ˈkrim-nə-
: 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 Democratic support for national civil rights laws and nondiscriminatory equal housing laws in the 1960s also made the state’s African Americans reliable Democratic voters. Jonathan J. Kasparek, The Conversation, 4 June 2024 The investigation will also assess whether the police department’s use of force and its stops, searches, and arrests were reasonable and nondiscriminatory. Thao Nguyen, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2024 However, at most one-third of world merchandise trade has preferential tariffs that go beyond the nondiscriminatory WTO rates, and even the degree to which firms use these trade preferences is an open question. Pascal Lamy, Foreign Affairs, 9 June 2022 The new rules also require Google to treat search results for services similar to Google Hotels, Google Flights, and Google Shopping in a fair, transparent, and nondiscriminatory manner. Paresh Dave, WIRED, 23 Feb. 2024 Employers should utilize nondiscriminatory criteria when conducting layoffs, considering factors like seniority, job skills, and performance. Johnny C. Taylor Jr., USA TODAY, 6 Feb. 2024 Meanwhile, in Montana, lawyers for the state attorney general’s office continued their struggle on Monday to defend a vague, broad drag ban as nondiscriminatory. Melissa Gira Grant, The New Republic, 30 Aug. 2023 Not only is this employee resource group about making sure that our employees have an inclusive environment, to come to work and to be themselves, but this employee resource group plays an active role in that mission of affordability and nondiscriminatory access to housing for all. Mengqi Sun, WSJ, 18 Aug. 2021 Last month, 545 current NCAA athletes signed a letter to Emmert and the NCAA Board of Governors asking the organization to reaffirm its nondiscriminatory policies and refuse to host championship events in states where transgender athletes are banned from competition. Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY, 9 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondiscriminatory was in 1893

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“Nondiscriminatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondiscriminatory. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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