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[dih-skrim-uh-ney-ting] /dɪˈskrɪm əˌneɪ tɪŋ/

differentiating; analytical.
noting differences or distinctions with nicety; discerning; perspicacious:
a discriminating interpreter of events.
having excellent taste or judgment:
a discriminating interior designer.
differential, as a tariff.
possessing distinctive features; capable of being differentiated; .
able to see fine distinctions and differences
discerning in matters of taste
(of a tariff, import duty, etc) levied at differential rates in order to favour or discourage imports or exports

“possessing discernment,” 1792, present participle adjective from discriminate (v.).


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