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English definition of “non-white”

non-white

noun [C] uk   /ˌnɒnˈwaɪt/ us    /ˌnɑːn-/
a person who is not white: Non-whites were not welcome in the club.People of specific racial or ethnic background
non-white
adjective uk   us  
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