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ageismnoun [U]

us   /ˈeɪ·dʒɪz·əm/
unfair treatment of people who are becoming old 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 us   uk   /ˈeɪ.dʒɪ.zəm/
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ageismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈeɪdʒɪzəm/ us   also age discrimination HR
unfair treatment of a person because of their age: The government is expected to introduce tougher legislation against ageism later in the year.
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Translations of “ageism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 年龄歧视…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年齡歧視…
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