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colour bar

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color bar

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) discrimination against people of a different race, esp as practised by White people against Black people
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.colour bar - barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites
ideological barrier - a barrier to cooperation or interaction resulting from conflicting ideologies
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Translations

colour bar

color bar (Am) ndiscriminazione f razziale (in locali)
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Astonishingly, in the 60s there was a colour bar at Euston Station in London, banning black people from jobs where they might meet the public.
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"1 think the real reason they don't want us in the new club is because of the colour bar." he added.