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ableism

[ey-buh-liz-uh m] /ˈeɪ bəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
discrimination against disabled people.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-1990
Related forms
ableist, noun
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ableism

/ˈeɪbəlˌɪzəm/
noun
1.
discrimination against disabled or handicapped people
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