AskDefine | Define discriminative

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discriminative adj
1 capable of making fine distinctions [syn: discriminatory]
2 expressing careful judgment; "discriminative censure"; "a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett [syn: judicial]

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Adjective

  1. which has the ability to discriminate between things; or which imparts such ability
  2. (of an element, feature, attribute, etc.) which serves to distinguish its bearer

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