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casteism Line breaks: caste|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːstɪz(ə)m/

Definition of casteism in English:


[mass noun]
1Adherence to a caste system.
2Prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of caste.
Example sentences
  • I am appalled to read a pseudo-intellectual stoking the flames of casteism at such a sensitive period.
  • In Bihar he deplored the "monster of casteism" which had not even left Gandhi's Congress untouched.
  • What shocks me is not that casteism still exists in Indian society.


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