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Meaning of “racial” in the English Dictionary

"racial" in British English

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racialadjective

uk   us   /ˈreɪ.ʃəl/
B2 happening between ​people of different ​races: racial discrimination/​prejudice He had a ​vision of a ​societyliving 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 motivatedassaults on Asians are ​increasing.
(Definition of racial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"racial" in American English

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racialadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈreɪ·ʃəl/
of or ​involving a ​particularrace or different ​races: racial ​discrimination/​equality
racially
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈreɪ·ʃə·li/
They ​lived in a racially ​mixedneighborhood.
(Definition of racial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “racial”
in Arabic عُنْصُري…
in Korean 인종의…
in Portuguese racial…
in Catalan racial…
in Japanese 人種的な, 民族の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种族的, 种族间的, 种族关系的…
in Turkish ırkî, ırkla ilgili…
in Russian расовый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種族的, 種族間的, 種族關係的…
in Italian raziale…
in Polish rasowy…
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