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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

There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.
Malala Yousafzai

As I often say, we have come a long way from the days of slavery, but in 2014, discrimination and inequality still saturate our society in modern ways. Though racism may be less blatant now in many cases, its existence is undeniable.
Al Sharpton

We need to recognize that the situation in Ferguson speaks to broader challenges that we still face as a nation. The fact is, in too many parts of this country, a deep distrust exists between law enforcement and communities of color. Some of this is the result of the legacy of racial discrimination in this country.
Barack Obama

I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.
Jimmy Carter

When growing up, I saw segregation. I saw racial discrimination. I saw those signs that said white men, colored men. White women, colored women. White waiting. And I didn't like it.
John Lewis
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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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