[ ey-buh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˈeɪ bəˌlɪz əm /
discrimination against disabled people.
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- able rating,
- able seaman,
- able-bodied seaman,
Origin of ableism
First recorded in 1985–1990
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/ (ˈeɪbəlˌɪzəm) /
discrimination against disabled or handicapped people
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