multiracial

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mul·ti·ra·cial

 (mŭl′tē-rā′shəl, -tī-)
adj.
1. Made up of, involving, or acting on behalf of various races: a multiracial society.
2. Having ancestors of several or various races.

multiracial

(ˌmʌltɪˈreɪʃəl)
adj
(Sociology) comprising people of many races
ˌmultiˈracialism n

mul•ti•ra•cial

(ˌmʌl tiˈreɪ ʃəl, ˌmʌl taɪ-)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or constituting more than one race.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multiracial - made up of or involving or acting on behalf of various races; "a multiracial society"; "multiracial government"
racial - of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups; "racial differences"; "racial discrimination"
Translations
مُتَعَدِّد الأجْناس أو الأعْراق
mnohorasový
multietnisk
soknemzetiségû
af mörgum kynòáttum
daugiarasis
daudzrasu-dažādrasu-
mnohorasový
çok ırklı

multiracial

[ˈmʌltɪˈreɪʃəl] ADJmultirracial

multiracial

[ˌmʌltiˈreɪʃəl] adjmultiracial(e)multi-storey multistorey [ˌmʌltiˈstɔːri] (British) adj
[building] → à étages
[car park] → à étages or niveaux multiplesmulti-story multistory [ˌmʌltiˈstɔːri] (US) adj
[building] → à étages
[car park] → à étages or niveaux multiplesmulti-tasking multitasking [ˈmʌltitɑːskɪŋ]
n
(COMPUTING)multitraitement m
(by a person) exécution simultanée de plusieurs tâches par une même personne
modif (COMPUTING)multitâche

multiracial

[ˌmʌltɪˈreɪʃl] adjmultirazziale

multiracial

(maltiˈreiʃəl) adjective
including, for, or of, people of many races. Britain is becoming more and more multiracial.
multi-storey, multi-story (maltiˈstoːri) adjective
having many floors or storeys. a multi-storey car park.
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Certain flavors in each sauce segment are expected to gain favour in the next five years because of the mixed ethnicity of North American consumers.
His first name means a person of mixed ethnicity -- 'of two genes,' -- not to be confused with the ancient cynic Diogenis -- 'of the god Zeus' -- who used to sunbathe naked outside his tub and famously mocked Alexander the Great.
Nicole is described as mixed ethnicity, around 4ft 10in tall and of slim build with long black curly hair.
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Asians and Hispanics have less than a 50% chance, while African-Americans and people of mixed ethnicity like me have the rarest donor types and are thus least likely to find compatible donors.
White males aged 13 to 19 are wanted to audition as well as boys aged 15 to 17 from mixed ethnicity backgrounds.
Rhiane's mother, Tanisha, is Asian and her father, Jean-Claude, is Mauritian, and Rhiane's mixed ethnicity will make it more difficult to find a matching donor which is most likely to come from someone of a similar ethnic background.
Mixed ethnicity and Asian doctors were also much less likely to secure senior positions than their white colleagues.
95 is therefore suggested for individuals of mixed ethnicity.
I find these comments very offensive, especially because I am of mixed ethnicity, and if someone told me they weren't attracted to women of my race, I would be insulted.
3%, mixed ethnicity from 2% to 3% and other ethnic groups from 1.
The statistics from the 2011 Census, released by the Office for National Statistics, shows an increase of nearly 600,000 in the number of people classifying themselves as of mixed ethnicity to more than 1.