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age·ismalso ag·ism (ā′jĭz′əm)
Discrimination based on age, especially prejudice against the elderly.
age′ist adj. & n.
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(Sociology) discrimination against people on the grounds of age; specifically, discrimination against the elderly
ˈageist, ˈagist adj
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age•ism(ˈeɪ dʒɪz əm)
discrimination or prejudice against older persons.
age′ist, adj., n.
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discrimination on the basis of age, especially against older people.See also: Age, Discrimination
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ageism[ˈeɪdʒɪzəm] n → âgisme m
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