Definition of discriminatory in English:


Line breaks: dis|crim¦in|atory
Pronunciation: /dɪˈskrɪmɪnɪˌt(ə)ri
, dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪt(ə)ri/


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.

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