sexism(redirected from Oppression of women)
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1. Discrimination based on gender, especially discrimination against women.
2. The belief that one gender is superior to the other, especially that men are superior to women.
sex′ist adj. & n.
(Sociology) discrimination on the basis of sex, esp the oppression of women by men
[C20: from sex + -ism, on the model of racism]
ˈsexist n, adj
sex•ism(ˈsɛk sɪz əm)
1. attitudes or behavior based on traditional stereotypes of sexual roles.
2. discrimination or prejudice based on a person's sex, esp. discrimination against women.
discrimination on the basis of sex, especially against women.See also: Discrimination
the practice of discriminating against women in job opportunities, salary levels and increases, and in other matters now generally considered to be equally the right of women. — sexist, n., adj.See also: Women
the practice of discriminating against women in the offering of job opportunities, increases in salary, and other matters now generally considered to belong to women by right.See also: Attitudes
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|Noun||1.||sexism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex|
discrimination, favoritism, favouritism - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
antifeminism, male chauvinism, chauvinism - activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
sexual discrimination - discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sex
noun sexual discrimination We are committed to eradicating homophobia, racism and sexism.
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sexism[ˈseksɪzəm] N → sexismo m
sexism[ˈsɛksɪzəm] n → sexisme m
n → Sexismus m