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favouritismnoun [U]

UK disapproving (US favoritism) uk   us   /ˈfeɪ.vər.ɪ.tɪ.zəm/
unfairsupportshown to one ​person or ​group, ​especially by someone in ​authority: A ​parent must be ​careful not to show favouritism towards any one of ​theirchildren.
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