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00:59 Feb 3, 2020
English to Romanian translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Additional field(s): Anthropology, Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: ableism
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
Discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities.

Example sentence(s):
  • Last week a more graphic form of racism, and ableism, took place at the debating society. As has emerged from eyewitness reports and shaky camera footage, postgraduate student Ebenezer Azamati, a visually impaired black student, was dragged out of the chamber by his ankles. HuffingtonPost
  • I’m using the language of ‘disabled people’ here in line with a social model of disability which recognises that people with impairments are disabled by society through the effects of ableist attitudes and systems rather than the functioning of people’s minds, bodies and senses. Open Democracy
  • Ableist social habits can be as profound a barrier in the workplace as stairs and narrow doorways. Paying attention to these habits can be the difference between mere nondiscrimination and actually giving disabled people both the physical and emotional space to excel and bring maximum value to the organizations they work for. Forbes
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4 -2ableism
Aurelia Popa

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Definition from Revista de psihologie:
Discriminarea persoanelor cu handicap.
Discriminarea impotriva persoanelor cu handicap in favoarea persoanelor care nu au handicap se numeste ableism sau disablism.

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Aurelia Popa
Local time: 23:01
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian

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No  Sandra & Kenneth Grossman: ableismul este un barbarism, ca multe altele în limba română. Nici măcar nu sună românește.//Mulțumesc pt. confirmare! Problema nu e creerea unei variante românești a unui termen rar utilizat, ci confirmarea aberenței prin publicarea sa în KOG.
1 day 5 hrs
  -> E adevarat, nu suna romaneste. Ar fi minunat daca ati oferi o varinta de traducere in romana.

No  ION CAPATINA: Aberațiile stângii americane publicand orice....Pocirea oricărei limbi, nu numai a englezei,dar și a limbii româ astfel de aberații...
2 days 19 hrs
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