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racialadjective

uk   /ˈreɪ.ʃəl/ us   /ˈreɪ.ʃəl/
B2 happening between people of different races: racial discrimination/prejudice He had a vision of a society living in racial harmony.
B2 connected with someone's race: They are members of a racial minority.

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racially
adverb uk   /ˈreɪ.ʃəl.i/ us   /ˈreɪ.ʃəl.i/
C1 Racially motivated assaults on Asians are increasing.
(Definition of racial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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racialadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈreɪ·ʃəl/
of or involving a particular race or different races: racial discrimination/equality
racially
adverb [not gradable] us   /ˈreɪ·ʃə·li/
They lived in a racially mixed neighborhood.
(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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