WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
dis•crim•i•na•tion /dɪˌskrɪməˈneɪʃən/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]the act or practice of discriminating:job discrimination.
the ability to make or see differences; the ability to distinguish or judge among things:fine discrimination in his choice of wine.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
discrimination /dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən/ n
- unfair treatment of a person, racial group, minority, etc; action based on prejudice
- subtle appreciation in matters of taste
- the ability to see fine distinctions and differences
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