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discriminate

verb [I]
 
 
/dɪˈskrɪmɪneɪt/
TREAT UNFAIRLY to treat someone unfairly because of their sex, race, religion, etc: The company was accused of discriminating against people on the basis of age.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
NOTICE to notice a difference between two things: Police dogs are very good at discriminating between different smells.Identifying
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