discriminate

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Verb[change]

Plain form
discriminate

Third-person singular
discriminates

Past tense
discriminated

Past participle
discriminated

Present participle
discriminating

  1. (intransitive) When you discriminate against someone, you make decisions based on prejudice.
    The law makes it illegal for people to discriminate against others based on their skin colour.
  2. (intransitive) If you discriminate, you make a distinction.
    John is colorblind and cannot discriminate between red and green.