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Definition of Discrimination

Discrimination

  1. The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.
  2. The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.
  3. The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.
  4. The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
  5. That which discriminates; mark of distinction.

Discrimination Quotations

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups.
Henry A. Wallace

Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Racism, xenophobia and unfair discrimination have spawned slavery, when human beings have bought and sold and owned and branded fellow human beings as if they were so many beasts of burden.
Desmond Tutu

And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights.
Carol Bellamy
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Discrimination Translations

discrimination in Dutch is discriminatie
discrimination in French is discernement
discrimination in German is Unterscheidung, Diskriminierung
discrimination in Norwegian is diskriminering
discrimination in Swedish is diskriminering, urskillning

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