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discrimination

noun [U]
 
 
/dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən/
unfair treatment of someone because of their sex, race, religion, etc: racial/sex discrimination discrimination against older workersUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
Translations of “discrimination”
in Korean 차별…
in Arabic تَمييز…
in Portuguese discriminação…
in Catalan discriminació…
in Japanese 差別…
in Italian discriminazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不同的待遇, 歧視, 區別對待…
in Russian дискриминация…
in Turkish (cinsiyet, ırk, din vb.) ayrımı/ayrımcılığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不同的待遇, 歧视, 区别对待…
in Polish dyskryminacja…
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