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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