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English definition of “favoritism”


noun [U] (Cdn Br favouritism)    /ˈfeɪ·vər·əˌtɪz·əm, ˈfeɪv·rə-/
unfair support shown to one person or group, esp. by someone in authority: The teacher was careful not to show favoritism to any one student.
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