xenophobia


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xe·no·pho·bi·a

 (zē′nə-fō′bēə, zĕn′ə-)
n.
Fear, hatred, or mistrust of that which is foreign, especially strangers or people from different countries or cultures.

xe′no·pho′bic adj.
Usage Note: Xenophobia has long had two acceptable pronunciations: the traditional pronunciation with a short e in the first syllable, and a variant with a long e. In our 2015 survey, the Usage Panel overwhelmingly found both forms to be acceptable. Slightly more Panelists (55 percent as compared to 45 percent) use the long-e pronunciation in their own speech.

xenophobia

(ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbɪə) or

xenophoby

n
(Psychology) hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture
ˌxenoˈphobic adj

xen•o•pho•bi•a

(ˌzɛn əˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌzi nə-)

n.
an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers, or of that which is foreign or strange.
[1900–05]
xen`o•pho′bic, adj.

xenophobia

an abnormal fear or hatred of foreigners and strange things.
See also: Foreigners
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xenophobia - a fear of foreigners or strangers
social phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with situations in which you are subject to criticism by others (as fear of eating in public or public speaking etc)

xenophobia

noun racism, nationalism, bigotry, isolationism, racial hatred, ethnocentrism, jingoism, racialism, racial intolerance, ethnocentricity a wave of xenophobia
Translations

xenophobia

[ˌzenəˈfəʊbɪə] Nxenofobia f

xenophobia

[ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbiə] (formal) nxénophobie f

xenophobia

nFremdenfeindlichkeit f, → Fremdenhass m, → Xenophobie f (geh)

xenophobia

[ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbɪə] n (frm) → xenofobia

xen·o·pho·bi·a

n. xenofobia, temor excesivo o aversión a algo o a alguien extraño o extranjero.
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According to him, we completely believe that this attack against foreign nationals is xenophobia because the South Africans are saying that they want foreigners to leave their country.
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"Azerbaijan voted in favor of the resolution of the UN General Assembly "Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance" in 2018," the report said.
The meeting of this Group, which was held prior to the inaugural ceremony, deliberated in detail the crucial five emergency items, focusing on critical issues of Xenophobia, Islamophobia, protection for Muslim minorities all over the world, plight of the Palestinian people and the humanitarian crisis in wake of the cyclone that hit African countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
The meeting of the group, which was held prior to the inaugural ceremony, deliberated in detail the crucial five emergency matters, focusing on critical issues of Xenophobia, Islamophobia, protection for Muslim minorities all over the world, plight of Palestinians and the humanitarian crisis in wake of the cyclone that hit African countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
The speaker offeredPakistan's complete support to any such effort.The meeting of this Group, which was held prior to the inaugural ceremony, deliberated in detail the crucial five emergency items, focusing on critical issues of Xenophobia, Islamophobia, protection for Muslim minorities all over the world, plight of the Palestinian people and the humanitarian crisis in wake of the cyclone that hit African countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
In a global context marked by migration within and between countries, we participants in the Conference "Xenophobia, Racism, and Populist Nationalism in the Context of Global Migration" gathered in Rome from 18 to 20 September 2()1S.
In recent years, xenophobia has become a powerful political factor in many parts of our world, especially in Europe, emboldening the far right, extremist and fascist forces.
Frederick University is one of the partners of the 'Hate Interrupter Teams: Youth Countertraining Hate speech to Migrants and Minorities through Participatory and Creative Campaign' to combat racism and xenophobia, co-funded by the European programme 'Rights, Equality and Citizenship'.
"Everything You Need to Know About Confronting Xenophobia" is a fact and photo-filled treatise/resource for students grades 6 and above from the Need To Know Library series.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran's support for peace and stability in the world, and called for finding remedies for racism, xenophobia and violence.