1. Not discriminating on the basis of gender: nonsexist hiring policies.
2. Not promoting sexual stereotypes: nonsexist terminology such as firefighter and flight attendant.
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not discriminating on the basis of sex, esp not against women
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(nɒnˈsɛk sɪst)

not showing, advocating, or involving sexism: nonsexist language; nonsexist toys.
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The National Council of Teachers of English adopted a formal policy in 1975 to encourage the use of nonsexist language.
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