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To treat someone unfairly

prey on

to harm someone who is weak or cannot defend themselves

discriminate

verb

to treat someone unfairly because of their religion, race, or other personal features

oppress

verb

to treat people who are less powerful in an unfair and cruel way

persecute

verb

to treat someone extremely badly, or to refuse them equal rights, especially because of their race, religion, or political beliefs

victimize

verb

to treat someone in a deliberately unfair way

mistreat

verb

to treat someone in an unfair or cruel way

trample

verb

to behave in a cruel or unfair way toward someone or something

use

verb

to treat someone in an unfair way, for example by pretending to care about them so that they do what you want

wrong

verb

to treat or judge someone in an unfair way

be rough on someone

to treat someone in a way that is unfair

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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