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

 dis·crim·i·na·tive /dɪsˈkrɪməˌnetɪv, ˈkrɪmənət-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·crim·i·na·tive a.
 1. Marking a difference; distinguishing; distinctive; characteristic.
    That peculiar and discriminative form of life.   --Johnson.
 2. Observing distinctions; making differences; discriminating. Discriminative censure.” --J. Foster. Discriminative Providence.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: capable of making fine distinctions [syn: discriminatory]
      2: expressing careful judgment; "discriminative censure"; "a
         biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in
         purpose"-Tyler Dennett [syn: judicial]