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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 between (someone or something)

To recognize the differences between people or things. I have a hard time discriminating between Jim and Greg, but they are identical twins after all. You can discriminate between hydrangea and phlox by looking at their leaves.
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Not for Jeff the "pile it high and knock it out" style of trading; here was a man buying discriminatingly for a very selective clientele.
David Hill discriminatingly investigates the limitations of the rhetoric of freedom, while Daniel Wilson focuses specifically on the vexed question of Goethe's early political imagination.
And this cancellation must be resisted, if only because then it would be pointless to try to distinguish between social systems, or to inquire, discriminatingly, whether this or that system went good or went bad.
The approach to the text is meant to see how parody and irony become fundamental strategies to understand the novelistic concept, and how the perceptive reader is permitted to enter into the Cervantine poetic, starting from the paratexts: the Prologue; the opening sonnets, before getting into the core of the work discriminatingly.
By marrying organic materials with silicon, it is anticipated that silicon can be given a capacity to discriminatingly interact with its surroundings.
One needs only to follow discriminatingly Pero's historical
Using the traditional dichotomies utile/dulce or docere/delectare that give crucial parameters to the commentator's work, she clearly situates Sponde's authorial voice and discriminatingly articulates its complementary nuances, ranging from poetic furor to theological rigor.
They believe, however, that market pricing and economics could effectively address this obstacle if the private sector empowered the codes and standards by adopting them and using them discriminatingly.
In fact, it is important to have standards of achievement and to learn to judge discriminatingly, in art as in politics.
Jack Zipes declares, "My guess is that the largest reading audience of children's books in the United States and England is constituted by those students at the college and university level who take courses in children's literature along with teachers, librarians, and writers, who eagerly and discriminatingly read vast numbers of books for children" (54).
Possibly such empathy was encouraged by the fact that in the Great War, the Russians were allies of the British; but Under Western Eyes, publi shed in 1911, had already displayed a Conradian endeavor to deal discriminatingly and fairly with Russian people; an endeavor which may have contributed to Conrad's breakdown in 1910.
The issuing of CS gas led to it being used, not always discriminatingly.
He also considers Coleridge's wrestlings with topics such as mysticism, optimism, evolution, and individuality, and writes discriminatingly on his negotiations with the ideas of Hartley, Priestley, Berkeley, and Schelling.
A vast income always overspent: Ceaseless building & collecting not vy discriminatingly works of art: two magnificent establishments, two charming wives; complete indifference to public opinion, a strong liberal & democratic outlook, a 15 million daily circulation, oriental hospitalities, extreme personal courtesy (to us at any rate) & the appearance of a Quaker elder--or perhaps better Mormon elder.