agism

agism
variant of ageism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • agism — n. discrimination against middle aged and elderly people. [Also spelled {ageism}.] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agism — UK US (also ageism) /ˈeɪdʒɪzəm/ noun [U] 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • agism — (n.) alternative spelling of AGEISM (Cf. ageism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • agism — ag·ism (āʹjĭz əm) n. Variant of ageism. * * * …   Universalium

  • agism — ag|is|m [ˈeıdʒızəm] n an American spelling of ↑ageism …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • agism — age·ism || eɪdʒɪzÉ™m n. discrimination against older persons; discrimination against peole of a specific age group …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agism — noun variant spelling of ageism …   English new terms dictionary

  • agism — an American spelling of ageism …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • agism — var. of AGEISM …   Useful english dictionary

  • ageism — agism agism n. discrimination against middle aged and elderly people. [Also spelled {ageism}.] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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