favouritism


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Synonyms for favouritism

Synonyms for favouritism

an inclination to favor some person or group

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Favouritism ultimately controls the appointment procedures in many professions, including the media," stressed Amani Masoud, a professor of political sociology at Cairo University's Faculty of Economics and Political Science.
We, who have been lobbying hard for the retention of our Welsh infantry regiments in this 2020 review by the Westminster Government which has included Welsh MPs from her own party, know well that the Westminster Government is running scared of the impending "independence vote" in Scotland and is prepared to show favouritism to these Scottish Regiments despite the difficulties they have with recruitment and retention.
We are not speaking from the top of our heads here and we have clear evidence of favouritism in providing residents with services under the scheme," said Manama Municipal Council chairman Majeed Millad Al Jazeeri.
There was further joy for favourite-backers in the third race as the Eoghan O'Grady-trained Headford Flyer, ridden by Andrew McNamara, easily justified evens favouritism.
Unions have suggested Britain should follow the example of its European partners and show favouritism towards plants at home.
FAVOURITISM can easily be avoided by following these simple rules, according to Parker and Stimpson.
Mock of the University of Oklahoma in Norman and his colleagues conclude from studies of eight different egg clutches "that hormonal favouritism may be a common mechanism for bird mothers to influence sibling competitiveness.
Ruby, who is studying for a philosophy degree, said she wasn't bothered by accusations of favouritism.
com Champion Chase favouritism with last year's winner Quito De La Roque as forecast rain failed to materialise at Down Royal, writes Jessica Lamb.
Islamabad, March 19, 2012 (Frontier Star): The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has shown favouritism in tent-pegging event on Sunday, said Chief Editor of Horse & Horseman Magazine Adil Shah.
Action to weed out corruption within government, an end to appointments based on favouritism or nepotism and prompt legal action against people involved in street violence was also agreed at the event.
Writer Jeffrey Kluger, who dedicates a chapter of The Sibling Effect to favouritism, believes those who don't admit to loving one child more are lying, reports the Daily Mail.
But punters were warmed when Tinkertown justified favouritism and made the long trip worthwhile for trainer Paul Cole when winning the opening maiden race.
The Liam Burke inmate, who was one of the top novice chasers in Ireland last season, had little difficulty in justifying odds-on favouritism.
Freemasonry is only one of many channels whereby corruption and favouritism can flourish; but if Freemasonry did not exist, corruption and favouritism would flourish all the same,' they write.