Word family noun race racism racist adjective racial multiracial racist adverb racially
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishracismra‧cis‧m /ˈreɪsɪzəm/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] 1 SARunfair treatment of people, or violence against them, because they belong to a different race from your own The government has promised to continue the fight against racism. the problem of racism in schools2 SARthe belief that some races of people are better than other races
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racismA Hmong hip-hop performer tours the country rapping about racism.the struggle against racism in our societyIt is revealing in how clear f was and yet I managed to stop short of naming it as racism.How do these different ways of understanding contemporary racism relate to the ideologies of reading which were applied to the study texts?By playing down racism, Loury makes it possible for blacks to feel a part of their country.For his part the comedian says he understands why the man was so upset, though not his racism.A very dangerous man with his racism, his anti-Castro crusades.Institutionalized racism pervaded British society, and immigrant workers found themselves in unskilled jobs and with low social status.The company has been accused of racism after firing three Algerian workers.We will not tolerate racism.White racism is not a bogyman.