Definition of “agism” - English Dictionary

“agism” in British English

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(Definition of “agism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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agismnoun [ U ]

also ageism uk /ˈeɪdʒɪzəm/ us LAW, WORKPLACE

the act of treating people unfairly because of their age, especially if they are old:

To protect yourself against agism during the recruiting process, some career experts suggest you remove the earliest work history from your resume.
agist
adjective also ageist

We must challenge the ageist assumption that younger employees make the best workers.

(Definition of “agism” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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