Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “institutionalized racism”

See all translations

institutionalized racism

noun [U] uk   mainly UK us  
racism (= when someone is treated unfairly because of their race) that has become part of the normal behaviour of people within an organization: The police faced allegations of institutional racism after a black suspect was beaten by four white police officers.
Translations of “institutionalized racism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 習以為常的種族歧視…
in Chinese (Simplified) 习以为常的种族歧视…
(Definition of institutionalized racism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of institutionalized racism?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More