discriminan they distinguish
The word discriminan is the present form of discriminar in the third person plural. See the full discriminar conjugation.
discriminar
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discriminar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to discern; often used with "entre")
a. to distinguish
No puede discriminar entre el bien y el mal.He cannot distinguish between good and evil.
b. to differentiate
¿Este es otro pescado? No puedo discriminar el sabor de aquel que comimos ayer.This is a different kind of fish? I cannot differentiate the flavor from the one we ate yesterday.
2. (to have prejudice against)
a. to discriminate against
No me dieron el ascenso porque el jefe me discrimina por ser asiático.I didn't get the promotion because the boss discriminates against me for being Asian.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to be prejudiced; often used with "entre")
a. to discriminate
La justicia no debería discriminar entre los ricos y los pobres.Justice should not discriminate between poor and rich people.
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discriminar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (distinguir)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
discriminar algo deto discriminate o distinguish something from
2. (marginar)
a. to discriminate against
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discriminar
transitive verb
1 [+persona, colectivo] to discriminate against
2 [+colores, sabores] to differentiate between
intransitive verb
to discriminate;entre between;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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