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racism

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈreɪsɪzəm/
B2 the belief that other races of people are not as good as your own, or the unfair treatment of people because they belong to a particular raceRacial issuesRace and ethnicityRace and ethnicityRacial issuesUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
Translations of “racism”
in Korean 인종차별주의…
in Arabic عُنْصُرِيّة…
in Portuguese racismo…
in Catalan racisme…
in Japanese 人種差別(主義), 人種差別主義…
in Italian razzismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種族主義, 種族歧視,種族迫害…
in Russian расизм…
in Turkish ırkçılık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种族主义, 种族歧视,种族迫害…
in Polish rasizm…
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