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discriminate
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1  —1 use as in:
suffered discrimination
Definition
to treat people of different groups differently — especially unfair treatment due to race, religion or gender
  • ...when we talk about racism or the fight for civil rights, this is the kind of discrimination that we usually refer to.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (39% in)
discrimination = unfair treatment of some groups of people

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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  • But unconscious discrimination is a little bit trickier.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (92% in)
  • It is at the root of a good deal of prejudice and discrimination.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (18% in)
  • The apartheid policies of South Africa or the laws in the American South that made it difficult for African Americans to vote are manifestations of conscious discrimination, and when we talk about racism or the fight for civil rights, this is the kind of discrimination that we usually refer to.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (39% in)
  • For years, for a number of reasons having to do with discrimination and cultural patterns, there simply weren't a lot of women and minorities entering the management ranks of American corporations.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (50% in)
  • If Ayres's study is evidence of conscious discrimination, then the car salesmen of Chicago are either the most outrageous of bigots (which seems unlikely) or so dense that they were oblivious to every one of those clues (equally unlikely).
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (84% in)

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