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racist

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪ.sɪst/ (UK old-fashioned racialist) disapproving us  
C2 someone who believes that other races are not as good as their own and therefore treats them unfairly: Two of the killers are known to be racists.Racial issuesRace and ethnicity

racist

adjective uk   /ˈreɪ.sɪst/ disapproving us  
C2 politics believing that other races are not as good as your own and therefore treating them unfairly: He furiously denied being racist. They were the victims of a vicious racist attack.Racial issuesRace and ethnicity
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