155. Favoritism


See also 121. DISCRIMINATION .

favoritism
the practice of giving preferential treatment to a person or persons.
nepotism
favoritism shown to nephews or other relatives, as in politics or business. — nepotist , n . — nepotic , adj .
partisanism
1. favoritism shown to members of one’s own party, faction, sect, or cause.
2. strong adherence to the tenets of one’s party, faction, sect, or cause. — partisan , n., adj .

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