discriminative discriminative  /dɪs ˈkrɪ mə nə tɪv/


  1. (adj) capable of making fine distinctions
  2. (adj) expressing careful judgment



  • Out of a rarely discriminative collection of such tidbits, he has fashioned these wholly delightful and often pungent essays chiefly anent great soldiers of the past.


  1. "SB 1070 is discriminative, racist and violates the International Civil Rights Agreement established in 1976," wrote Chihuahua Gov. Jose Reyes Baeza Terrazas in one of the letters sent to Brewer.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: José Reyes Baeza Terrazas Source: Sierra Vista Herald

  2. "I think this regulation is China's last discriminative regulation against homosexuals," said Li Yinhe, China's leading sexologist and one of the first scholars on homosexuality. "So far, no other effort has been made to change it."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Li Yinhe Source: Global Times

  3. "We should energetically support the establishment of an open, fair, reasonable and non-discriminative multilateral trading system," Hu said.
    on Oct 15, 2005 By: Hu Jintao Source: Taipei Times

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