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Bias based on social or economic class.

class′ist adj. & n.


(Sociology) the belief that people from certain social or economic classes are superior to others
ˈclassist adj


(ˈklæs ɪz əm)

a biased or discriminatory attitude based on distinctions made between social or economic classes.
class′ist, n.


[ˈklɑːsɪzəm] Nclasismo m


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