Definition of Racism in English :

Define Racism in English

Racism meaning in English

Meaning of Racism in English

Pronunciation of Racism in English

Racism pronunciation in English

Pronounce Racism in English


see synonyms of racism


1. racism

the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

2. racial discrimination, racialism, racism

discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of racism
belief in or doctrine asserting racial differences in character, intelligence, etc. and the superiority of one race over another or others: racist doctrine also, typically, seeks to maintain the supposed purity of a race or the races
any program or practice of racial discrimination, segregation, etc., specif., such a program or practice that upholds the political or economic domination of one race over another or others
feelings or actions of hatred and bigotry toward a person or persons because of their race

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of racism
1. The belief that race accounts for differences in human character or ability and that a particular race is superior to others.
2. Discrimination or prejudice based on race.

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