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English definition of “coloured”

coloured

noun (RACE) UK (US colored)     /ˈkʌl.əd/ US  /-ɚd/
[C] old-fashioned a person who has black or brown skin. This word is now considered offensive by most people.People of specific racial or ethnic background Coloured [C] in South Africa, a person of mixed raceRace and ethnicityRacial issues
(Definition of coloured noun (RACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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