Afro-


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Afro-

pref.
African: Afro-Asiatic.

[From Latin Āfer, Āfr-, an African.]
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Afro-

combining form
indicating Africa or African: Afro-Asiatic.
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Af•ro

(ˈæf roʊ)

adj., n., pl. -ros. adj.
1. of or pertaining to African-Americans or to black traditions, culture, etc.: Afro societies.
n.
2. a hairstyle of very curly or frizzy hair grown or cut into a full, bushy shape all over the head.
[1965–70; independent use of Afro-]

Afro-

a combining form of Africa: Afro-Cuban. Also, esp. before a vowel,Afr-.
[< Latin Āfr- (s. of Āfer an African) + -o-]
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Translations

Afro-

[ˈæfrəʊ-] prefixafro-Afro-American [ˌæfrəʊəˈmɛrɪkən]
adjafro-américain(e)
nAfro-Américain(e) m/fAfro-Caribbean [ˌæfrəʊkærəˈbiːən]
adjafro-antillais(e)
nAfro-Antillais(e) m/f
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Afro-

:
Afro-American
nAfroamerikaner(in) m(f)
Afro-Asian
adjafroasiatisch
Afro-Caribbean
adjafrokaribisch
nAfrokaribe m, → Afrokaribin f
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Afro-

(ӕfrou) prefix
African. ˌAfro-Aˈmerican.
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Bristol (history, George Mason U., Fairfax, Virginia) examines Afro- Mexican ritual practice during the time period from the intensification of the importation of African slaves into Mexico in 1580 to approximately 1700.
But the volume's larger value, with its synthetic perspectives and concentric contextualizations, lies in the more active and more reciprocal inter- (Afro-) American dialogue it seeks to propitiate.
"Sometimes, when people think of Afro- Caribbean food, they think of rice and peas and they think of it as fattening or unhealthy, but we have created a menu that is as healthy without compromising on taste," Grace continues.
When asked to define racism, both working-class Afro- and Euro-Brazilians provided examples of support for, or opposition to, interracial sexuality and romance.