discrimination

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discrimination in favor of the able-bodied able-bodiedism , able-bodism , ableism , ablism
policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities affirmative action
discrimination against elderly ageism
aged, discrimination against the ageism
discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people ageism , agism
relating to the discrimination against Jews anti-Semitic
social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa apartheid
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values) appreciation , discernment , perceptiveness , taste
ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty candor , candour , fair-mindedness , fairness
group's refusal to obey a law because they believe the law is immoral (as in protest against discrimination) civil disobedience
discrimination between things as different and distinct differentiation , distinction
discrimination against people who are overweight fatism , fattism
immunity from discrimination on the basis of race or sex or nationality or religion or age; guaranteed by federal laws of the United States freedom from discrimination
discrimination in favor of heterosexual and against homosexual people heterosexism
capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination intellect , reason , understanding
provoking anger through discrimination invidious
United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941) Jackson , Jesse Jackson , Jesse Louis Jackson
discrimination against blacks Jim Crow
discrimination against group allegedly practicing discrimination reverse discrimination
capacity for feeling and discrimination sensibility
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