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African Americanalso Af·ri·can-A·mer·i·can (ăf′rĭ-kən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
A black American of African ancestry.
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an American of African descent
of or relating to Americans of African descent
Usage: African-American is the currently preferred term in the US for people of African ancestry
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Af•ri•can-A•mer•i•can(ˈæf rɪ kən əˈmɛr ɪ kən)
1. a black American of African descent.adj.
2. of or pertaining to African-Americans.
usage: See black.
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|Noun||1.||African-American - an American whose ancestors were born in Africa|
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
|Adj.||1.||African-American - pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry; "Afro-American culture"; "many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American"|
black - of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.
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A. ADJ → afroamericano
B. N → afroamericano/a m/f
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