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able to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions

Synonyms for discriminative

capable of making fine distinctions

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expressing careful judgment

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Conclusion 1 shows that CFG has more discriminative character than FG.
To date research methodologies have emphasized the identification of those variables demonstrating a more unified mechanism of control, those with functional properties demonstrating clear functional relationships between the target behavior and maintaining consequences through discriminative control (i.e., related to the presence or absence of the antecedent variable) (Iwata, Dorsey, Slifer, Bauman, & Richman; 1994; Piazza, Hanley, & Fisher, 1996; Smith & Iwata, 1997).
In announcing the special tariffs against Japan, the Chinese government accused Tokyo of adopting ''unfair limits'' on goods exported from China and argues this constitutes ''discriminative treatment'' against Chinese exports.
Asked if such a remark were discriminative, he said, ''I think very few Japanese would care about my citing the Jewish as an example...It could be Armenians or overseas Chinese or any group around the world criticized for being rich.''
Ghosn also said that a new, more practical system will be adopted for deciding the promotion and wages of employees, saying that the age of workers must not be a discriminative factor.
Examples of discrimination include, but are not limited to, limiting, segregating, or classifying a job applicant in a way that negatively affects the applicant's opportunities based upon his or her disability; utilizing criteria of administration that are discriminative on the basis of disability; and using tests or other selection criteria, irrelevant to the job position, that tend to exclude individuals with disabilities (42 USC 12112).
The text examines aspects of this whole problem and is divided into sections: Factors influencing sensory measurements; Physical facilities; Sample preparation; Selection and training of panelists; experimental design; Statistical tests; Sensory analysis test methods; Discriminative tests; Descriptive tests; Affective tests; and Sensory analysis report.
ISLAMABAD -- Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah on Thursday responded allegations against the federal government over discriminative actions, saying that the authorities are 'neither targeting any individual nor political party', media reported.
Gay rights organisations in the country have been pressing for the scrapping of these two sections which they term as discriminative.
The 'rhetoric of lies' that is in the social air is not only discriminative but also divisive for the country and it threatens international decorum as well as the unity and integrity of the nation.
Marube was speaking at a town hall meeting to confirm recommendations to remove discriminative details contained on the newly published draft National Cooperatives Organisation by the ministry.
He assured them that he will not be discriminative on assumption of office come May 29.
He also called on India to eliminate discriminative tariffs on Iranian goods.