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age·ism

also ag·ism  (ā′jĭz′əm)
n.
Discrimination based on age, especially prejudice against the elderly.

age′ist adj. & n.
Translations

ageist

[ˈeɪdʒɪst]
A. ADJ (= discriminatory) [policy] → que discrimina en razón de la edad; (= prejudiced) [person] con prejuicios por razón de edad
B. N persona con prejuicios por razón de edad

ageist

[ˈeɪdʒɪst] adjfaisant preuve d'âgisme

ageist

adjaltersdiskriminierend, seniorenfeindlich
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