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.
References in periodicals archive ?
A further survey of blood donors of mixed racial origin was undertaken to determine the prevalence of inherited haemoglobin disorders in this population more accurately.
Ilona Katzew explains that although the term casta theoretically applied to all "castes" or ethnoracial groups in colonial Mexico, including the colonizers, in practice it came to designate people of mixed racial origin. It is in this sense that the term is used in the paintings considered in this volume.
ACTRESS Angela Griffin (Coronation Street, Holby City) presents an intimate social history of one of Britain's fastest growing populations - people of mixed racial origin.