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One entry found for discriminate.
Main Entry: dis·crim·i·nate
Pronunciation: dis-primarystresskrim-schwa-secondarystressnamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -nat·ed; -nat·ing
1 a : to see the special features of <discriminate the geologic features of an area> b : DISTINGUISH 1, differentiate <discriminate hundreds of colors>
2 : to be able to tell the difference especially between similar things <discriminate between a tree and a bush>
3 : to treat some people better than others without any fair or proper reason <discriminated against because of their race>
- dis·crim·i·na·ble /-schwa-nschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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