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

 dis·crim·i·na·tion /dɪsˌkrɪməˈneʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·crim·i·na·tion /dɪsˌkrɪməˈneʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 判別 鑑別

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·crim·i·na·tion n.
 1. The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.
    To make an anxious discrimination between the miracle absolute and providential.   --Trench.
 2. The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.
 3. Railroads The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.
    A difference in rates, not based upon any corresponding difference in cost, constitutes a case of discrimination.   --A. T. Hadley.
 4. The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
 5. That which discriminates; mark of distinction.
 Syn: -- Discernment; penetration; clearness; acuteness; judgment; distinction. See Discernment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of
           prejudice [syn: favoritism, favouritism]
      2: the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are
         distinguished [syn: secernment]