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discriminative

[dih-skrim-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv] /dɪˈskrɪm əˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv/
adjective
1.
constituting a particular quality, trait, or difference; characteristic; notable.
2.
making distinctions; discriminating.
3.
discriminatory (def 1).
Origin of discriminative
1630-1640
First recorded in 1630-40; discriminate + -ive
Related forms
discriminatively, adverb
nondiscriminative, adjective
nondiscriminatively, adverb
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