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differential

adjective

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favoring, applying, or being unequal treatment of different classes of people
  • did away with differential pay scales for men and women doing the same work

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The first known use of differential was in 1615

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“Differential.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/differential. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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