Definition of discriminatory in English:

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Pronunciation: /dəˈskrimənəˌtôrē/


Making or showing an unfair or prejudicial distinction between different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex: discriminatory employment practices
More example sentences
  • It is unfair and discriminatory to charge disabled people more to travel.
  • Enable children to think more critically about prejudice and discriminatory behaviour.
  • The arguments put forward to lock them out of the scheme were always discriminatory and quite unfair.
prejudicial, biased, prejudiced, preferential, unfair, unjust, invidious, inequitable, weighted, one-sided, partisan;
sexist, chauvinistic, chauvinist, racist, racialist, anti-Semitic, ageist, classist

Words that rhyme with discriminatory

eliminatory, incriminatory, recriminatory

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Syllabification: dis·crim·i·na·to·ry

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