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Definition of male chauvinism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

male chauvinism

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(also chauvinism) [uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the belief held by some men that men are more important, intelligent, etc. than women The profession remains a bastion of male chauvinism. Male chauvinism was rife in the medical profession in those days.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: male chauvinism