discrimination

Definition

Applying special treatment - typically unfavorable - to an individual due to the individual's race, religion, or sex.

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There was a lot of discrimination against the people for having a difference of opinion than the rest of the group.

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Many say that discrimination could be a thing of the past in the US, but situations like Ferguson and other police shootings show otherwise.

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The company had a very lengthy explanation on discrimination to avoid situations that could risk becoming legal burdens created through inappropriate conduct.

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