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racial

adjective uk   us   /ˈreɪ.ʃəl/
B2 happening between people of different races: racial discrimination/prejudice He had a vision of a society living in racial harmony.B2 connected with someone's race: They are members of a racial minority.
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racially
adverb uk   us   /-i/
C1 Racially motivated assaults on Asians are increasing.
Translations of “racial”
in Korean 인종의…
in Arabic عُنْصُري…
in Portuguese racial…
in Catalan racial…
in Japanese 人種的な, 民族の…
in Italian raziale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種族的, 種族間的, 種族關係的…
in Russian расовый…
in Turkish ırkî, ırkla ilgili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种族的, 种族间的, 种族关系的…
in Polish rasowy…
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