to make someone not want to do something to discourage to be stronger or bigger in number to dominate the social condition of being male or female gender a student who has completed a university course a graduate a group that is smaller than a larger group it is part of a minority someone who studies a subject carefully to discover new information a researcher to think that something is not as good as it actually is to underestimate treating people differently because of, for example, their age, sex or race discrimination