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Meaning of ageism

age•ism

Pronunciation: (ā'jiz-um), [key]
— n.
  1. discrimination against persons of a certain age group.
  2. a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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