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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
1630-1640
1630-40; discriminate + -ive
Related forms
discriminatively, adverb
nondiscriminative, adjective
nondiscriminatively, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for discriminative

discriminatory

/dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
based on or showing prejudice; biased
2.
capable of making fine distinctions
3.
(of a statistical test) unbiased
Derived Forms
discriminatorily, discriminatively, adverb
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