Definition of 'discrimination'
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They called for companies to face fines for such discrimination and for employment tribunals to make awards against employers who flout the law. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Each has helped to protect groups from discrimination yet shocking examples of inequality remain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More often the discrimination is less bald. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Finally ending this discrimination is one of the major tasks our society faces today. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)My biggest enemy was discrimination and prejudice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One is the terrible toll of racial conflict and discrimination. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Defenders of the current law argue that this sort of discrimination is fine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Another approach is to extend positive discrimination to a group. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)Any proven instance of unfair age discrimination is clearly one too many. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And about tackling the discrimination and prejudice many still have to endure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If politicians allow this they are condoning racial discrimination. The Sun (2011)Keynesian measures involved no active administrative discrimination between one firm and another or between one person and another. After Thatcher (1989)The remaining agencies used more formal systems with stronger due process guarantees for grievances involving disciplinary actions and discrimination. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Older people already face discrimination in receiving care and treatments that can both extend life and improve their quality of life. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The prejudice and discrimination she had encountered in her own life made her desire for freedom and equality all the more poignant. Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)We need positive discrimination, affirmative action. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The organisation's role is to outlaw discrimination against minority groups. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is as if birds hear a different spectrum of sounds, with much finer discrimination between one tiny parcel of sound and another. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The steel company discussed in the preceding chapter did, of course, practice racial discrimination. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)I think that my experience of that has made me more tolerant of others, and less accepting of discrimination. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'discrimination'
British English: discrimination /dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən/ NOUN
Discrimination is the practice of treating one person or group of people less fairly or less well than other people or groups.
...sex discrimination laws.
- American English: discrimination
- Arabic: تـَمْييز
- Brazilian Portuguese: discriminação
- Chinese: 歧视
- Croatian: diskriminacija
- Czech: diskriminace
- Danish: diskriminering
- Dutch: discriminatie
- European Spanish: discriminación
- Finnish: syrjintä
- French: discrimination
- German: Diskriminierung
- Greek: διάκριση άνιση μεταχείριση
- Italian: discriminazione
- Japanese: 差別
- Korean: 차별
- Norwegian: diskriminering
- Polish: dyskryminacja
- European Portuguese: discriminação
- Romanian: discriminare
- Russian: дискриминация
- Spanish: discriminación
- Swedish: diskriminering
- Thai: การแบ่งแยก
- Turkish: ayrımcılık
- Ukrainian: дискримінація
- Vietnamese: sự phân biệt đối xử
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