discriminating discriminating  /dɪs ˈkrɪ mə ˌneɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
  2. (adj) having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Usage(s):

  1. Most readers will be more discriminating.
  2. That leaves a few corporations and people who play complex video games as the only discriminating buyers of PCs with ultra-powerful processors.
  3. Only a dork--the finest, most discriminating of dorks--would have read 300 in the first place.

News

  1. Coal mine discrimination suit close to resolution

    A lawsuit against a western Kentucky coal mine accused of discriminating against black job applicants appears to be nearing a settlement. River View Coal, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Okla.-based Alliance Resource ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Ky. coal mine settles racial discrimination suit

    A western Kentucky coal mine accused of discriminating against black job applicants has settled a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. River View Coal, a subsidiary of Tulsa, ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Family and Medical Leave Act court case has lesson for employers, employees

    Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees who take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act – the federal law that entitles eligible workers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family, medical, and military-related reasons.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  1. Chief Justice Roberts wrote: "The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "No nation, no society, no community can hold its head high and claim to be part of the civilized world if it condones the practice of discriminating against one half of humanity represented by women," Singh said.
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: FOXNews

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