Islamophobia


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Is·lam·o·pho·bi·a

(ĭs-lä′mə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
Fear, hatred, or mistrust of Muslims or of Islam.

Is·lam′o·phobe′ (ĭs-lä′mə-fōb′) n.
Is·lam′o·pho′bic (ĭs-lä′mə-fō′bĭk) n.

Islamophobia

(ˌɪzlɑːməˈfəʊbɪə)
n
1. (Psychology) hatred or fear of Muslims or of their politics or culture
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) hatred or fear of Muslims or of their politics or culture
ˌIslamoˈphobic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Islamophobia - prejudice against Muslims; "Muslim intellectuals are afraid of growing Islamophobia in the West"
bias, prejudice, preconception - a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
Translations

Islamophobia

[ɪzˌlɑːməʊˈfəʊbɪə] Nislamofobia f

Islamophobia

[ˌɪzlɑːməˈfəʊbiə] nislamophobie f

islamophobia

nIslamophobie f
References in periodicals archive ?
Days after the British government rejected its preferred official definition of Islamophobia, the Muslim Council of Britain, the biggest Islamic organization in Britain, called for the ruling Conservative Party to be officially investigated for Islamophobia.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- News that the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) is launching a campaign in parliament for fairer media coverage of British Muslims is set to reignite the debate on the depth and extent of institutional Islamophobia in the UK.
Islamophobia inquiry A Cross Party Group (CPG) on Tackling Islamophobia is looking for people in Renfrewshire, as well as across Scotland, to write to them on their experiences of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred.
Unfortunately, West has created this sense of Islamophobia in its societies over the years.
Newcastle City Council unanimously approved a motion on Wednesday night to adopt a definition of Islamophobia. It states that Islamophobia is "rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness" - a definition proposed by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims and adopted nationally by Labour and the Liberal Democrats, but not the Conservative government.
She added: "This definition is one step towards ensuring that another 20 years doesn't go by without substantive progress on Islamophobia. "We can no longer ignore the rise in Islamophobia in the UK.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has proposed a six-point plan at United Nations to address faith-based hatred and Islamophobia. The plan was proposed by Pakistan's Permanent representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi at an event 'Countering terrorism and other acts of violence based on religion or belie" at UN Headquarters.
NEW YORK -- Pakistan has presented a 6-point mechanism in UN against Islamophobia and hate narratives.
NEW YORK -- Pakistan has proposed a six-point plan at United Nations to address faith-based hatred and Islamophobia.