Definition of sexism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

sexism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsɛksɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the unfair treatment of people, especially women, because of their sex; the attitude that causes this legislation designed to combat sexism in the work place a study of sexism in language
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