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institutionalized racism

noun [U] uk   mainly UK us  
racism (= when someone is treated unfairly because of their race) that has become part of the normal behaviour of people within an organization: The police faced allegations of institutional racism after a black suspect was beaten by four white police officers.
Translations of “institutionalized racism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 習以為常的種族歧視…
in Chinese (Simplified) 习以为常的种族歧视…
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