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casteism

Syllabification: caste·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈkastˌizəm
 
/

Definition of casteism in English:

noun

1Adherence to a caste system.
2Prejudice or antagonism directed against someone of a different caste.

Derivatives

casteist

1
adjective

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