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sex•ism



Pronunciation: (sek'siz-um), [key]
n.
1. attitudes or behavior based on traditional stereotypes of sexual roles.
2. discrimination or devaluation based on a person's sex, as in restricted job opportunities; esp., such discrimination directed against women.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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