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dis-, 分开，散开。-crim, 区分，词源同crime, crisis. 即区分开，区别对待，歧视。
- discriminate: see discern
- discriminate (v.)
- 1620s, from Latin discriminatus, past participle of discriminare "to divide, separate," from discrimen (genitive discriminis) "interval, distinction, difference," derived noun from discernere (see discern). The adverse (usually racial) sense is first recorded 1866, American English. Positive sense remains in discriminating. Related: Discriminated. Also used 17c. and after as an adjective meaning "distinct."
- 1. The device can discriminate between the cancerous and the normal cells.
- 2. The Commission for Racial Equality teaches organisations not to discriminate.
- 3. The computer program was unable to discriminate between letters and numbers.
- 4. It is unjust and unlawful to discriminate against people of other races.
- 5. You must learn to discriminate between facts and opinions.
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