noun Date: 1980 the act or process of extrapolating information about a person based on known traits or tendencies <
consumer profiling
; specifically the act of suspecting or targeting a person on the basis of observed characteristics or behavior <
racial profiling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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