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"Jim Crow" in British English

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Jim Crownoun [U]

uk   /ˌdʒɪmˈkrəʊ/  us   /-ˈkroʊ/ US old-fashioned disapproving
(Definition of Jim Crow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Jim Crownoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒɪm ˈkroʊ/
the US ​laws and ​customs that ​keptblackpeopleapart from ​whitepeople and ​prevented them from having the ​opportunitiesavailable to ​whitepeople from the 1800s to the 1960s
(Definition of Jim Crow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Jim Crow”
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国对黑人的)种族歧视,种族隔离…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國對黑人的)種族歧視,種族隔離…
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