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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fa·vor·it·ism /ˈfev(ə)rəˌtɪzəm, ˈfevɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·vor·it·ism n.  The disposition to favor and promote the interest of one person or family, or of one class of men, to the neglect of others having equal claims; partiality.
    A spirit of favoritism to the Bank of the United States.   --A. Hamilton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an inclination to favor some person or group [syn: favouritism]
      2: unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of
         prejudice [syn: discrimination, favouritism]