1 unfair treatment of someone because of their religion, race, or other personal features
sexual/sex/racial/age discrimination: Ms Howell claimed she had been the victim of sexual discrimination.
discrimination against: discrimination against women
discrimination in: The legislation would outlaw discrimination in employment, housing, and education.
discrimination on the grounds of (=because of): Discrimination on the grounds of sex or race is unlawful.
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