discrimination
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discrimination(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prejudice; often used with "against")
a. la discriminación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's still a lot of discrimination against women at the workplace.Todavía existe mucha discriminación contra las mujeres en el lugar de trabajo.
2. (differentiation)
a. la distinción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His behavior shows lack of discrimination between good and evil.Su comportamiento manifiesta que no es capaz de hacer una distinción entre el bien y el mal.
b. la diferenciación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Loan policies have created broad discrimination between new and old businesses.Las políticas crediticias han creado una marcada diferenciación entre empresas nuevas y antiguas.
3. (judgement)
a. el discernimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is now difficult for us to trust our politicians' capacity of discrimination.Ahora ya nos resulta difícil confiar en la capacidad de discernimiento de nuestros políticos.
b. el criterio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He showed great discernment in his choice of furniture.Dio muestras de tener muy buen criterio al elegir el mobiliario.
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discrimination
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bias)
a. la discriminación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
racial/sexual/religious discriminationdiscriminación racial/sexual/religiosa
2. (taste)
a. el buen gusto m, refinamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (differentiation)
a. la distinción f, diferenciación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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discrimination [dɪsˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃən]
noun
1 (prejudice) discriminación (f);against de, contra;in favour of a favor de
racial/sexual discrimination discriminación (f) racial/sexual
2 (good judgment) buen criterio (m); discernimiento (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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racial discrimination
la discriminación racial
gender discrimination
la discriminación de género
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