Definition of sex discrimination in English:

sex discrimination

Syllabification: sex dis·crim·i·na·tion
(also sexual discrimination)


  • Discrimination in employment and opportunity against a person (typically a woman) on grounds of sex.
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    • Her other columns on sex discrimination may be found in the archive of her columns on this site.
    • No court has ever acknowledged this result in the context of sex discrimination.
    • The distinction arises because of the peculiar meaning of sex discrimination for men.

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