favoritism


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Synonyms for favoritism

favorable or preferential bias

Synonyms for favoritism

an inclination to favor some person or group

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Elders and civil society members asked FATA Secretariat and UNDP officials to probe the alleged corruption, irregularities, nepotism and favoritism in developmental schemes in tribal areas.
Favoritism towards relatives of government officials in university placements
The foremost problem during recruitment andselection procedure is that, favoritism factor has intermittent the whole process in hiring the right person for a right job inthe organizations, mainly in the public sector of Pakistan, which has the poor impact on employees'motivation[21].
In the great majority of empirical studies, researchers have reported that favoritism is related to depression and aggressive behavior in disfavored children.
It is unfortunate, but I would like to say that we have so much favoritism in our game.
DM responds: Favoritism happens to students, and unfortunately in professional dance companies, too.
Favoritism is among the most popular topics in educational institutions.
Its demise made it seem that Congress was finally getting its priorities straight and would fund projects on need, not political favoritism.
Curtis Perry's study of court favoritism in the period between the mid 1580's and the outbreak of the English Civil War is arranged into seven chapters and an "Afterward" that looks briefly (and revealingly) at Milton's treatment of the subject in Paradise Lost.
That report laments, contrary to reason, "that inappropriate political interference [from the Bush administration] and media favoritism are compromising federal climate science.
He whinges about this favoritism until Luke collapses and is rushed to the hospital.
Two of the losing bidders--JC Decaux and Clear Channel Outdoor--have filed lawsuits over the bidding process on the grounds that "an inexperienced undercapitalized foreign company" had won the contract only because of favoritism and coaching by city officials.
The popularity of these contests seems to reflect a belief among Indian youth that they can make it on merit, and that democracy will win out over favoritism or family connections.
Timlin has denied showing favoritism to Liberatore.
National treatment of exporters of financial services has been particularly difficult to achieve with China (and other Asian economies), perhaps because this is exactly where asymmetric information is most problematical, and therefore favoritism is likely to play the largest role.