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favoritism

fa·vor·it·ism

favoritism

pronunciation:
feI v r tih zm [or] feIv r tih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: the unjust favoring of one group or person over another.
synonyms:
bias, partiality
similar words:
inclination, leaning, partisanship, predilection, preference, prejudice, proclivity, tendency