favouritism

World English Dictionary
favouritism or (US) favoritism (ˈfeɪvərɪˌtɪzəm, ˈfeɪvrɪ-, ˈfeɪvərɪˌtɪzəm, ˈfeɪvrɪ-)
 
n
1.  the practice of giving special treatment to a person or group
2.  the state of being treated as a favourite
 
favoritism or (US) favoritism
 
n

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favouritism

noun
1. an inclination to favor some person or group [syn: favoritism
2. unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice [syn: discrimination
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