ageism
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "agism."
ageism(
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jih
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zuhm
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la discriminación por edad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My stepmother is having trouble finding work, and she thinks it's because of ageism.Mi madrastra está teniendo problemas para conseguir trabajo y cree que la causa es la discriminación por edad.
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ageism
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la discriminación por motivos de edad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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ageism [ˈeɪdʒɪzəm]
noun
discriminación (f) por razón de edad
LABOUR has drawn up plans to ban ageism at work Even staff as young as 40 are victims of ageism by ambitious newcomers trying to take over their jobs
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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