Translation of discrimination in Spanish:

discrimination

Pronunciation: /dɪsˌkrɪməˈneɪʃən; dɪˈskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən/

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  • 1 (unfair treatment) discriminación (f) racial/sex discrimination discriminación racial/sexual
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    • His attorneys argued the different treatment represents discrimination against gays and lesbians and is unconstitutional.
    • Then they say that discrimination against gays is unjust, but backhand them saying that same-sex unions aren't equivalent to marriage.
    • Affirmative action, for them, was no less invidious than traditional race discrimination against disadvantaged minorities.
  • 2 (discernment) criterio (m), discernimiento (m)
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    • Shifting the emphasis from matters of taste, discrimination or aesthetics, media education now borrowed from new sources and began to ask new questions.
    • A collection is a revealing reflection of the taste discrimination of the collector and of his aesthetic sensibility.
    • In record shops, they both stood apart as labels that were run by and for connoisseurs, shields of taste and discrimination.

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