Definition of discriminatory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈskrɪmɪnətəri//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈskrɪmɪnətɔːri//
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unfair; treating somebody or one group of people worse than others discriminatory practices/rules/measures sexually/racially discriminatory lawsExtra examples Companies were urged to tackle sexually and racially discriminatory recruitment practices. The court ruled that the rule was discriminatory against people with young children. Women’s groups claim that the laws are discriminatory.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: discriminatory