discriminate against (someone or something)

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discriminate against (someone or something)

To impose limitations on a particular person or group for prejudicial reasons. Those who continue to discriminate against people of color will continue to meet resistance from those who believe in equality.
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discriminate against someone or something

to single out a type of person or thing for special negative treatment or denial of equal treatment; to act in a prejudicial manner against someone or something. This law discriminates against short people. You discriminate against people in wheelchairs.
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Kylycdaroy-lu made peaceful calls throughout his speech and urged citizens to avoid discriminating against one another.
Moore alleged in his 2011 complaint to the FAA that the airport was discriminating against one group of users, a violation of rules under which it received federal grant money for capital projects.
HR worker and mum-of-one Caroline, 30, added: "Essentially, Lothian Buses are discriminating against one vulnerable group to avoid being accused of discriminating against another.
The full list of accusations submitted to the board for further investigation are: altering and destroying evidence, producing false references, unequal treatment of competitors, illegal and irregular procedures in relation to WPC regulations, misleading board members and a minister, hiding evidence in the fifth Cypriot Wine competition, altering data, illegal use of public property for personal benefit and squandering public funds, intervention with the aim of discriminating against one wine maker applicant, and the cancellation of examinations for a position.
State-owned CalMac introduced the Sabbath service because they had been given legal advice they were breaking EU law - as they were discriminating against one section of the community.
No community can hold its head high and claim to be part of the civilized world if it condones the practice of discriminating against one half of humanity represented by women.
No nation, no society, no community can hold its head high and claim to be part of the civilized world if it condones the practice of discriminating against one half of humanity represented by women," Singh said, according to the Times.
The Director of Public Prosecutions has denied racially discriminating against one of the country's most senior female Asian prosecutors.
But worryingly, 15 per cent of employers admit to discriminating against one of their staff members at some point.
Police, prisons, schools, hospitals, local authorities and other public bodies will not be allowed to adopt policies which even unintentionally have the effect of discriminating against one section of the community.
You're discriminating against one segment of the community over another.
In essence, an alliance must offer a contract to each qualified health plan seeking to serve its area unless the proposed' premium exceeds the weighted-average premium within the alliance by more than 20 percent; the plan's quality of service or care is unsatisfactory as determined by the state; the plan engages in practices that have the effect of discriminating against one or more classes of persons based on race, ethnicity, gender, income, or health status; or the plan fails to comply with contract requirements.
Further, GST contends that the Telecommunications Act prohibits local government from discriminating against one class of carrier in favor of the long-established, dominant local telecommunications carrier.