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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsexismsex‧is‧m /ˈseksɪzəm/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable]  SYPREJUDICEDthe belief that one sex is weaker, less intelligent, or less important than the other, especially when this results in someone being treated unfairly sexism in the workplacesee thesaurus at prejudice
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sexismSexism in advertising is becoming less common thanks to the new complaints commission.The armed forces have worked to eliminate racism and sexism in their organizations.Some of the reactions by college coaches and administrators to recent instances of racism and sexism have been downright disturbing.Usually they criticize its culture-bound sexism.Much of the folklore about differences is merely convenient sexism.But there is no general support in biology for sexism about careers.a government report into sexism in the workplaceIs there evidence of sexism or of chivalry?There were unpleasant overtones of sexism here, too.Students do not need to be victims of racism, sexism, religious discrimination, or homophobia to feel like outsiders.There is still a lot of subtle sexism on television and in magazines.Jovially swapping innuendos which a year earlier would have been seen as bad taste sexism by the singer.
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