WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
rac•ism /ˈreɪsɪzəm/USA pronunciation
rac•ist, n. [countable],adj.
- Sociologya belief or doctrine that one's own race is superior.
- Sociologyhatred or intolerance of another race or other races.
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racism /ˈreɪsɪzəm/, racialism /ˈreɪʃəˌlɪzəm/ n
ˈracist, ˈracialist n , adj
- the belief that races have distinctive cultural characteristics determined by hereditary factors and that this endows some races with an intrinsic superiority over others
- abusive or aggressive behaviour towards members of another race on the basis of such a belief
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