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Favouritism and unfairness

linguistic imperialism

noun

the belief or assumption that everyone should speak English because it is the main means of international communication

favouritism

noun

the unfair practice of giving someone help or advantages that you do not give to others

inequality

noun

a situation in which people are not equal because some groups have more opportunities, power, money etc than others

bias

noun

an attitude that you have that makes you treat someone in a way that is unfair or different from the way you treat other people

cruelty

noun

the fact of an event or situation being unfair and causing suffering to people

partiality

noun

an unfair attitude that you show when you support one person, group, or opinion more than any others

injustice

noun

an unfair action or event

imbalance

noun

a situation in which the balance between two things is not equal or fair

nepotism

noun

the practice of using your power and influence to give jobs to people in your family instead of to people who deserve to have them

inequity

noun

the fact of being unfair, or an unfair situation

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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