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favoritism

noun

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the unfair practice of treating some people better than others
  • The favoritism of the boss led to many disgruntled employees.
  • He accused the teacher of showing favoritism in assigning grades.

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The first known use of favoritism was in 1763

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“Favoritism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/favoritism. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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