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a. An emphasis on race or racial considerations, as in determining policy or interpreting events.
b. Policy or practice based on racial considerations.
2. Chiefly British Variant of racism.

ra′cial·ist adj. & n.
ra′cial·is′tic adj.


(ˈreɪ sɪz əm)

1. a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usu. involving the idea that one's own race is superior.
2. a policy, system of government, etc., based on such a doctrine.
3. hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.
[1865–70; < French racisme. See race2, -ism]
rac′ist, n., adj.


the belief in or practice of the doctrine of racism. — racialist, n.racialistic, adj.
See also: Race
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.racialism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
discrimination, favoritism, favouritism - unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
racial profiling - a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups
العِرْقِيَّهتَعَصُّب عِرْقي
faji elõítéletfajvédelemrasszizmus
ırkçılıkırksal ön yargı


[ˈreɪʃəlɪzəm] N (esp Brit) → racismo m


[ˈreɪʃəlɪzəm] nracisme m


n (esp Brit) → Rassismus m


[ˈreɪʃəˌlɪzm] n (Brit) (old) → razzismo


(reis) noun
1. any one section of mankind, having a particular set of characteristics which make it different from other sections. the Negro race; the white races; (also adjective) race relations.
2. the fact of belonging to any of these various sections. the problem of race.
3. a group of people who share the same culture, language etc; the Anglo-Saxon race.
racial (ˈreiʃəl) adjective
of, or having to do with, race or a particular race. racial characteristics; racial discrimination/hatred.
ˈracialism (ˈreiʃə-) , ˈracism noun
1. the belief that some races of men are better than others.
2. prejudice against someone on the grounds of his race.
ˈracialist (ˈreiʃə-) , ˈracist noun, adjective
racist attitudes.
the human race
of mixed race
having ancestors (especially parents) from two or more different human races.
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A lot of young people look up to Hollywood celebrities as heroes even if we have our own heroes such as Jose Rizal and Andres Bonifacio, but they are forgotten because we have no racial pride,' Javelosa explained.
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In chapter five, with the advent of the Civil Rights movement, Roberts brings the racially charged definitions of beauty together demonstrating how beautiful white women became symbols of white supremacy and resistance while beautiful black women became symbols of black progress and racial pride.
Blanton portrays Sanchez's cultural and racial pride as a given--projected naturally upon all Americans with Mexican descent regardless of current circumstances.
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Extreme racial pride -- the Triple Package -- has seen them recreate Miami, a sleepy tourist city in 1960, as one of the US' most prosperous business centres.
The Brownies' Book; inspiring racial pride in African-American children.
In her view (and many Jamaicans'), skin bleaching is a manifestation of mental slavery--a diminished sense of racial pride, especially blackness, among Jamaicans.
Racial pride can help African-American students succeed in school by decreasing the effects of discrimination that students may encounter there, a new study has found.
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The two forms of racial ethnic socialization that we examined, which were cultural socialization - promoting racial pride and knowledge of ethnic and racial heritage and preparation for bias - which as it sounds - warns about discrimination - they attenuated the link between discrimination and the likelihood of crime,' said Burt.