Definition of sex discrimination in English:

sex discrimination

Line breaks: sex dis|crim¦in|ation
(also sexual discrimination)


[mass noun]
Discrimination in employment and opportunity against a person (typically a woman) on grounds of sex.
More example sentences
  • 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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