discriminative

discriminative

[dih-skrim-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv]
adjective
1.
constituting a particular quality, trait, or difference; characteristic; notable.
2.
making distinctions; discriminating.
3.
discriminatory ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1630–40; discriminate + -ive

discriminatively, adverb
nondiscriminative, adjective
nondiscriminatively, adverb
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discriminatory or discriminative (dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ, -trɪ, dɪˈskrɪmɪnətɪv)
 
adj
1.  based on or showing prejudice; biased
2.  capable of making fine distinctions
3.  (of a statistical test) unbiased
 
discriminative or discriminative
 
adj
 
dis'criminatorily or discriminative
 
adv
 
dis'criminatively or discriminative
 
adv

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