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synonyms for favoritism

  • discrimination
  • inequity
  • nepotism
  • partisanship
  • unfairness
  • inclination
  • preference
  • one-sidedness
  • preferential treatment
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antonyms for favoritism

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  • fairness
  • impartiality
  • justice
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How to use favoritism in a sentence

In 2015 the department’s inspector general found no explicit evidence of wrongdoing but said Mayorkas’ actions “created an appearance of favoritism and special access.”
CAN ONE AGENCY KEEP THE U.S. SAFE AND STILL BE HUMANE? THE NEW DHS CHIEF THINKS SOALANA ABRAMSONMAY 12, 2021TIME
The program said adding a family member “could lead to the perception of favoritism by other parents” receiving benefits.
WHEN BIRTHS GO HORRIBLY WRONG, FLORIDA PROTECTS DOCTORS AND FORCES FAMILIES TO PAY THE PRICEBY CAROL MARBIN MILLER AND DANIEL CHANG, MIAMI HERALDAPRIL 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Employees complained, anonymously, to BuzzFeed News that having come to work for a young female founder one called “so inspiring,” they instead found Haney presiding over a dysfunctional culture of favoritism.
FEMALE FOUNDERS UNDER FIRE: ARE WOMEN IN THE STARTUP WORLD BEING UNFAIRLY TARGETED?MARIA ASPANDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
The city has been going through months of preparation to consider new bids for the deal, which involves a complex process designed to limit concerns about favoritism.
BRY MIGHT RECUSE HERSELF FROM FUTURE FRANCHISE FEE DECISIONSANDREW KEATTS AND MACKENZIE ELMEROCTOBER 23, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Even where we remove a judge for favoritism in deciding a case, for example, we have no standing to undo the biased decision itself.
NEW YORK COURT OFFICIALS TO REVIEW CASES HANDLED BY JUDGE WITH ALZHEIMER’SBY JOE SEXTONOCTOBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
It can automatically set team schedules, taking a task that can be rife with favoritism or bias and making it a bit more standardized.
ZIRA RAISES $3.1M FOR ITS SHIFT-SCHEDULING SERVICE THAT HELPS MANAGE HOURLY WORKERSALEX WILHELMOCTOBER 7, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Dont you be worried, girls; I bet Mr. Sharp wont let anybody get that prize through favoritism.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
No personal favoritism or interest or prejudice should be allowed for a single moment to prevail.
THE SABBATH-SCHOOL INDEXRICHARD GAY PARDEE
The granting of land to individuals had been lavish; it had been lax; and it had been marked by gross favoritism.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
What we strive to do is to clear the channels of appeal, and avoid favoritism and stagnation.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
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