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African Americannoun [C]

uk   /ˌæf.rɪ.kən əˈmer.ɪ.kən/ us   /ˌæf.rɪ.kən əˈmer.ɪ.kən/
a person who lives in the US and is a member of a race of people with dark skin that originally came from Africa
African-American
adjective uk   us  
(Definition of African American from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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African-Americannoun [C]

us   /ˈæf·rɪ·kən əˈmer·ɪ·kən/
an American who has at least some family members who were from Africa
(Definition of African-American from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“African American” in British English

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