from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Discrimination based on age, especially prejudice against the elderly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The treating of a person or people differently from others based on assumptions or stereotypes relating to their age.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people


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