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dis kri muh nayt

  • v  recognize or perceive the difference
  • v  treat differently on the basis of sex or race
  • v  distinguish
    I could not discriminate the different tastes in this complicated dish
  • a  marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions
    discriminate judgments
    discriminate people

  • Organizers intend to weed out extremists: during registration, candidates must clikc a box confirming that they won't discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation, and they will behave honestly and selflessly.
  • Through trial and error, he discovered that you have to listen 500 times to reliably discriminate between the various sounds made by various heart problems.
  • It is also politically palatable, as it does not discriminate and does not rescue certain institutions while leaving others to fend for themselves.
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  • Former ND AG to appeal judge's ruling in age bias lawsuit
    FARGO - A federal judge has ruled that Georgetown University did not discriminate against former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth based on his age when he was passed over for a law school faculty position.
    June 12, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
  • Bill makes it illegal to discriminate based on gender identity, expression
    ALBANY - The Albany County Legislature unanimously approved a bill that some called "historic" on Monday, since the new legislation will make it illegal to discriminate based on gender identity or gender expression.
    June 11, 2013 - The Troy Record
  • Strong Women Join President Obama to Celebrate Equal Pay
    Today, President Obama commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act at the White House with the help of impressive women including female lawmakers, top advisers, and other community leaders. Signed into law by John F. Kennedy in 1963, the act made it illegal for an employer to discriminate against employees based on sex, specifically calling for equal wages among men and women. There ...
    June 10, 2013 - PopSugar

  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    Obama spoke against discrimination last summer, telling an audience in Ohio: "You can't use that grant money to proselytize to the people you help and you can't discriminate against them."
  • Eric Schmidt in Forbes
    Everyone is invited to join,Schmidt said. "There has been no effort to discriminate or exclude."
  • Olympia Snowe in Forbes
    Sens. Byron Dorgan, DN.D., and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, said the incidents involving several companies, including Comcast Corp., Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc., have raised serious concerns over the companies' "power to discriminate against content."

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