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ageismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈeɪ·dʒɪz·əm/
unfairtreatment of ​people who are ​becomingold or who are ​old: At 56, no one would ​hire her, and she ​felt she was a ​victim of ageism.
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ageismnoun [U]

(also mainly US agism) uk   us   /ˈeɪ.dʒɪ.zəm/
ageist
adjective (also mainly US agist) uk   us   /-dʒɪst/
an ageist ​remark/​jobadvertisement
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ageismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈeɪdʒɪzəm/ (also age discrimination) HR
unfairtreatment of a ​person because of their age: The ​government is expected to ​introduce tougher ​legislation against ageism later in the ​year.
(Definition of ageism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ageism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 年龄歧视…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年齡歧視…
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