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colour barnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   UK (US color bar, color line)
a ​social and ​legalsystem in which ​people of different ​races are ​separated and not given the same ​rights and ​opportunities
(Definition of colour bar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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