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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

  1. showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
  2. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Alternative definition of the adjective discriminating

adjective

  1. Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive
  2. Having a discerning judgment or taste

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Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2009)

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 ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods (2003)

by Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao

discriminating in the neutral sense) between a number of groups. Therefore, we ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 7 - Derunov: Konstantin Nikolaevitch (1972)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

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 ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

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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I wasn't a very discriminating reader. I read just about everything that came along. (Charles Kuralt)
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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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