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Racism vs. Discrimination

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Racismnoun

Belief in distinct human races, and that they have different inherent attributes or abilities, and generally that some are superior and others inferior.

Discriminationnoun

Discernment, the act of discriminating, discerning, distinguishing, noting or perceiving differences between things, with intent to understand rightly and make correct decisions.

Racismnoun

The policy, practice or (e.g. government or political) program of promoting this belief and promoting the dominance of one race over others.

‘Malcolm X and Martin Luther King both spoke out against racism.’;

Discriminationnoun

The act of recognizing the 'good' and 'bad' in situations and choosing good.

Racismnoun

Prejudice or discrimination based upon race or ethnicity; (countable) an action of such discrimination.

Discriminationnoun

(sometimes discrimination against) Distinct treatment of an individual or group to their disadvantage; treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than individual merit; partiality; prejudice; bigotry.

‘sexual or racial discrimination’; ‘reverse discrimination’;

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Racismnoun

the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

Discriminationnoun

The quality of being discriminating, acute discernment, specifically in a learning situation; as to show great discrimination in the choice of means.

Racismnoun

discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

Discriminationnoun

That which discriminates; mark of distinction, a characteristic.

Racism

Racism is the belief that groups of humans possess different behavioral traits corresponding to physical appearance and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over another. It may also mean prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against other people because they are of a different race or ethnicity.

Discriminationnoun

The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.

‘To make an anxious discrimination between the miracle absolute and providential.’;

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Discriminationnoun

The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.

Discriminationnoun

The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.

‘A difference in rates, not based upon any corresponding difference in cost, constitutes a case of discrimination.’;

Discriminationnoun

The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.

Discriminationnoun

That which discriminates; mark of distinction.

Discriminationnoun

unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice

Discriminationnoun

the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished

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Discriminationnoun

the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex

‘victims of racial discrimination’; ‘discrimination against homosexuals’;

Discriminationnoun

recognition and understanding of the difference between one thing and another

‘discrimination between right and wrong’; ‘young children have difficulties in making fine discriminations’;

Discriminationnoun

the ability to judge what is of high quality; good judgement or taste

‘those who could afford to buy showed little taste or discrimination’;

Discriminationnoun

the ability to distinguish between different stimuli

‘discrimination learning’;

Discriminationnoun

the selection of a signal having a required characteristic, such as frequency or amplitude, by means of a discriminator.

Discrimination

Discrimination is the act of making unjustified distinctions between human beings based on the groups, classes, or other categories to which they are perceived to belong. People may be discriminated on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, or sexual orientation, as well as other categories.

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