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"sexist" in British English

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sexistadjective

uk   /ˈsek.sɪst/  us   /ˈsek.sɪst/ disapproving
sexist
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of sexist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sexist" in American English

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sexistadjective

 us   /ˈsek·sɪst/
referring to women's bodies, behavior, or feelings in a negative way: sexist stereotypes a sexist joke

sexistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsek·səst/
a person who believes that particular jobs and activities are suitable only for women and others are suitable only for men: The girls said I was a sexist.
(Definition of sexist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sexist" in Business English

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sexistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈseksɪst/ disapproving HR, WORKPLACE
someone who believes that particular jobs and activities are suitable only for men and others are suitable only for women: My colleagues were all men and, unfortunately, all total sexists.

sexistadjective

uk   us   /ˈseksɪst/ disapproving
relating to sexism: The union complained about what it called sexist recruitment policies.
(Definition of sexist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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