[ dih-skrim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ dɪˈskrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
characterized by or showing prejudicial treatment, especially as an indication of bias related to age, color, national origin, religion, sex, etc.: discriminatory practices in housing; a discriminatory tax.
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/ (dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ, -trɪ) /
based on or showing prejudice; biased
capable of making fine distinctions
(of a statistical test) unbiased
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