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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective discriminating:
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Discriminating is a member of the word family discriminate, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
Definition of the adjective discriminating
What does discriminating mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more discriminating / most discriminating
- showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
- having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
Alternative definition of the adjective discriminating
- Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive
- Having a discerning judgment or taste
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by Jonathan Law
discriminating. monopoly. A*monopoly in which the supplier's products orservices are soldtoconsumers at differentprices; by dividing themarket intosegments andcharging each market segmentthe priceitwill bear, themonopolist increases ...
by Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao
discriminating in the neutral sense) between a number of groups. Therefore, we ...
Dobrzhinksy: Yevgeniy Narkisovitch to Egypt: Libraries in by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour
DISCRIMINATING POWER One of our outstanding documentalists has stated:* The English language has a vocabulary of some millions of words. Some are so common as to be valueless for indexing; most are so rare that they will be ...
by Bryan A. Garner
discriminating. See discriminatory. discrimination has not traditionally been considered a COUNT NOUN. Thus one should not write discriminations for discriminatory practices or instances of ...
by Bryan A. Garner
discriminating. See discriminatory. discrimination has not traditionally been considered a count noun. Hence one should not write discriminations for discriminatory practices or instances ofdiscrimination. See plurals (b). discriminatory ...
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- Non discriminating emergency exit
At the regional training center in Greenville Ky, the Kentucky National Guard is in the trial phase with their new non discriminating emergency exit signs. Tall soldiers have an elevated sign and short soldiers have a lowered sign. The secondary sign also help soldiers that can't comprehend the intermediate sign before they pass it by.
Photo credit: Kentuckyguard
- Aroma - discriminating job requirement removed
Photo credit: Hanan Cohen
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1C3R1I1M3I1N1A1T1I1N1G2
The value of this 14-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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