Translation of "discrimination" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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discriminationnoun [ U ]

uk /dɪˌskrɪm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /dɪˌskrɪm.əˈneɪ.ʃən/

discrimination noun [ U ] (DIFFERENT TREATMENT)

C1 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, sex, sexuality, etc.

歧視;區別對待
racial/sex/age discrimination 種族/性別歧視
Until 1986 most companies would not even allow women to take the exams, but such blatant discrimination is now disappearing. 直至1986年大多數公司甚至還不允許女性參加這種考試,但目前這種明目張膽的歧視做法正在消失。

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discrimination noun [ U ] (SEEING A DIFFERENCE)

formal the ability to see the difference between two things or people

區分能力,區別能力;分辨能力;辨別能力

(Translation of “discrimination” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)