2017年4月10日 星期一

blatant racial discrimination. segregation, discrimination, price discrimination, prejudice, differentiate, desegregation


“United Airlines just randomly chose an Asian? It’s blatant racial discrimination.”

China’s social media users see the incident as an example of racial…
WASHINGTONPOST.COM|作者:SIMON DENYER


What Disney world is doing is old-fashioned price discrimination

It is somewhat extraordinary that Disney was not already doing this
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On April 20, 1971, the United States Supreme Court upheld the use of busing to achieve racial desegregation in schools.


In addition, a majority of those imagining the encounter predicted that they would not pick the racist student as their partner. However, those who were actually present in the room showed no tendency to shun the white student, even when he had been rude about the black one. People, it seems, are rather more prejudiced than they think they are.


Google takes a page from Microsoft's Bing
InfoWorld
In fact, Microsoft was promoting the "get your answers right there in your search results" capability as a major differentiator between Bing and Google. ...

The verb differentiate has 6 meanings:
Meaning #1: mark as different
Synonyms: distinguish, separate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart
Meaning #2: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
Synonyms: distinguish, mark
Meaning #3: calculate a derivative; take the derivative; in mathematics
Antonym: integrate (meaning #4)
Meaning #4: become different during development; of cells
Antonym: dedifferentiate (meaning #1)
Meaning #5: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment, of populations of plants and animals
Synonyms: speciate, specialize, specialise
Meaning #6: become distinct and acquire a different character




prejudice
noun [C or U]
an unfair and unreasonable opinion or feeling, especially when formed without enough thought or knowledge:
Laws against racial prejudice must be strictly enforced.
[+ that] The campaign aims to dispel the prejudice that AIDS is confined to the homosexual community.
He claims that prejudice against homosexuals would cease overnight if all the gay stars in the country were honest about their sexuality.

prejudice 
verb [T]
1 Someone or something that prejudices you influences you unfairly so that you form an unreasonable opinion about something:
His comments may have prejudiced the voters against her.

2 FORMAL Something or someone that prejudices something else has a harmful influence on it:
The fact that you were late all this week may prejudice your chances of getting a promotion.

prejudiced
adjective DISAPPROVING
showing an unreasonable dislike for something or someone:
The campaign is designed to make people less prejudiced about AIDS.
The media has been accused of presenting a prejudiced view of people with disabilities.
Some companies are prejudiced against taking on employees who are over the age of 40.

prejudicial
adjective SLIGHTLY FORMAL
harmful or influencing people unfairly:
The judge decided that allowing the videotape as evidence would be prejudicial to the outcome of the trial.


discriminate was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.

discrimination

(dĭ-skrĭm'ə-nā'shən) pronunciation
n.
  1. The act of discriminating.
  2. The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment.
  3. Treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than individual merit;歧視 partiality or prejudice: racial discrimination; discrimination against foreigners.
discriminational dis·crim'i·na'tion·al adj.

さべつ 差別

(a) distinction; discrimination.
~する distinguish; discriminate.
~的 distinctive; discriminatory; discriminative.
~をつけずに indiscriminately; equally.
老若男女の~なく irrespective of age or sex.
差別化マーケティング戦略 a differentiated market.
差別待遇 discriminatory [discriminative] treatment.
差別的優位性 differential advantages.
差別撤廃(措置) 〔米〕affirmative action.
差別独占 a discriminating monopoly.
差別発言 a discriminatory remark.
差別問題 the issue [problem] of discrimination.
差別用語 discriminatory language [words].
人種差別 racial discrimination; segregation.
性差別 sexual discrimination.

差別

區別、差異。陳書˙卷十六˙劉師知傳:「若言公卿胥吏並服縗苴,此與梓宮部伍有何差別?」紅樓夢˙第五十七回:「見其家中形景,自與榮寧不甚差別,或有一二稍盛者。」






segregation

Segregation

Noun

1. (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes.
2. A social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups.
3. The act of segregating or sequestering.
Source: WordNet 1.7.1 Copyright © 2001 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

Date "segregation" was first used in popular English literature: sometime before 1604. ( references)

Specialty Definitions: Segregation

Domain Definitions

Building & Civil Engineering

Undesired separation of certain fractions of material. Source: European Union. ( references)

Electrical Engineering

A preferential rejection by, or incorporation into, the solid phase of a solution component as it solidifies. Source: European Union. (references)

Medicine

The separation in meiotic cell division of homologous chromosome pairs and their contained allelomorphic gene pairs. Source: European Union. (references)

Metallurgy

Deviation from average composition in a phase, arising from diffusion or from the conditions prevailing during solidification etc. Source: European Union. (references)
The tendency for the small lumps of coal to separate out from the fine coal between the bunkers and the stoker hoppers. Source: European Union. (references)

Mining

A. A secondary feature formed as a result of chemical rearrangement of minor constituents within a sediment after its deposition; e.g., a nodule of iron sulfide, a concretion of calcium carbonate, or a geode b. Partial reseparation of a previously mixed batch of material into its constituents, as a result of differences in particle size or density. Segregation can occur in storage bins, on conveyors, and in feeders duringdry or semidry processing e.g., a nodule of iron sulfide, a concretion of calcium carbonate, or a geode. ( references)

Public Administration

Disciplinary punishment(1); at request of prisoner or for his safety(2). Source: European Union. ( references)




segregationist
[名]分離[隔離, 差別]主義者, (特に)人種差別主義者.




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