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Synonyms for discriminative
dɪˈskrɪm əˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪvdis·crim·i·na·tive

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  1. discriminativeadjective


  2. discriminativeadjective

    which has the ability to discriminate between things; or which imparts such ability


  3. discriminativeadjective

    which serves to distinguish its bearer


Princeton's WordNet

  1. discriminative, discriminatoryadjective

    capable of making fine distinctions

    preferential, invidious, discriminatory, judicial, prejudiced

    undiscriminating, uncritical, noncritical, indiscriminating

  2. discriminative, judicialadjective

    expressing careful judgment

    "discriminative censure"; "a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett

    juridic, juridical, discriminatory, judicial

    indiscriminating, uncritical, undiscriminating, noncritical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discriminativeadjective

    discriminating, distinguishing, characterizing, distinctive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "discriminative":

    discriminatory, discriminant

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  1. Mahendra Siregar:

    All Indonesia-EU relationships will be overviewed related to that discriminative policy by the EU.

  2. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    We must make good use of the opportunities these tough days will present in order to revitalize the Turkey-EU relations. I hope that the EU, which has assumed a discriminative and exclusionist attitude toward our country on various issues to this date, has now understood that we are all [in] the same boat.


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