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Africanism

[af-ri-kuh-niz-uh m] /ˈæf rɪ kəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
something that is characteristic of African culture or tradition.
2.
a word, term, or the like, that has been adopted from an African language.
3.
African culture, ideals, or advancement.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; African + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Africanism

Africanism

/ˈæfrɪkəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
something characteristic of Africa or Africans, esp a characteristic feature of an African language when introduced into a non-African language
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