Word of the Day – Nov. 4 – Discriminate

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Verb: Discriminate (diss-KRIM-uh-nayt)

Definition:

1 a. To see the special features of.

b. To perceive a difference in: differentiate.

2. To distinguish by discerning or exposing differences; especially to distinguish from another like object.

3. To make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit.

Sample sentence: One of the important skills for judging a dog show is the ability to discriminate between dozens of breeds.

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