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Definition 1: unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for favouritism in the sense of this definition

(favouritism is a kind of ...) control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

(... is a kind of favouritism ) discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

(... is a kind of favouritism ) discrimination on the basis of a person's age

(... is a kind of favouritism ) favoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to positions without regard for their qualifications)

(... is a kind of favouritism ) discrimination against people who are overweight

(... is a kind of favouritism ) discrimination in favor of heterosexual and against homosexual people

(... is a kind of favouritism ) favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

(... is a kind of favouritism ) discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

(... is a kind of favouritism ) discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex

Definition 2: an inclination to favor some person or group - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for favouritism in the sense of this definition

(favouritism is a kind of ...) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

"he had an inclination to give up too easily" "a tendency to be too strict"

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