racialism

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ra·cial·ism

 (rā′shə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1.
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.

rac•ism

(ˈreɪ sɪz əm)

n.
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.

racialism

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
Translations
العِرْقِيَّهتَعَصُّب عِرْقي
rasismus
racisme
faji elõítéletfajvédelemrasszizmus
kynòáttafordómarkynòáttahroki
rasizmus
ırkçılıkırksal ön yargı

racialism

[ˈreɪʃəlɪzəm] N (esp Brit) → racismo m

racialism

[ˈreɪʃəlɪzəm] nracisme m

racialism

n (esp Brit) → Rassismus m

racialism

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

race2

(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
mankind.
of mixed race
having ancestors (especially parents) from two or more different human races.
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