Translation of "discrimination" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] (DIFFERENT TREATMENT) 不同的待遇 uk us /dɪˌskrɪm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/

treating a person or particular group of people differently, especially in a worse way from the way in which you treat other people, because of their skin colour, religion, sex, etc.

racial/sex/age discrimination 种族/性别歧视
Until 1986 most companies would not even allow women to take the examinations, but such blatant discrimination is now disappearing. 直至1986年大多数公司甚至还不允许女性参加这种考试,但目前这种明目张胆的歧视做法正在消失。

(Translation of “discrimination noun (DIFFERENT TREATMENT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)