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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

If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
Bayard Rustin

We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.
Nelson Mandela

It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
William J. Clinton

The Journey of Reconciliation was organized not only to devise techniques for eliminating Jim Crow in travel, but also as a training ground for similar peaceful projects against discrimination in such major areas as employment and in the armed services.
Bayard Rustin
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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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