Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Discrimination is the ability to notice differences. (noun) Discrimination is the act of treating someone unfairly just because of their skin colour, religion, sex, etc.

Examples: (noun) If you are colour blind, discrimination between red and green can be difficult. (noun) Even now, there’s still too much gender discrimination at the higher levels of big business. Men usually get paid much more.

Synonyms: nouns: bias, bigotry, injustice. judgement, perception.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 D

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