HyperDic: favoritism

English > 2 senses of the word favoritism:
NOUNcognitionfavoritism, favouritisman inclination to favor some person or group
actfavoritism, discrimination, favouritismunfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
favoritism > pronunciation
Soundsfey'verihtih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > favoritism: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to favor some person or group.
Synonymfavouritism
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishfavoritismo
Catalanfavoritisme
English > favoritism: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningunfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice.
Synonymsdiscrimination, favouritism
Narrowerableism, ablism, able-bodiedism, able-bodismdiscrimination in favor of the able-bodied
ageism, agismdiscrimination against middle-aged and elderly people
cronyismfavoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to positions without regard for their qualifications)
fattism, fatismdiscrimination against people who are overweight
heterosexismdiscrimination in favor of heterosexual and against homosexual people
nepotismfavoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
racism, racialism, racial discriminationdiscriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
sexismdiscriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex
Broadersocial controlControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action
Spanishdiscriminación, favoritismo
Catalandiscriminació, favoritisme

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