discrimination

  

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1. Bias or prejudice resulting in denial of opportunity, or unfair treatment regarding selection, promotion, or transfer. Discrimination is practiced commonly on the grounds of age, disability, ethnicity, origin, political belief, race, religion, sex, etc. factors which are irrelevant to a person's competence or suitability.
2. Unequal treatment provided to one or more parties on the basis of a mutual accord or some other logical or illogical reason.
3. Differences in two rates not explainable or justifiable by economic considerations such as costs.

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