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mixed-race

[mikst-reys] /ˈmɪkstˈreɪs/
adjective
1.
denoting a person whose parents are of different races or ethnicities:
He had always thought a mixed-race heritage produced the most beautiful children, and in his daughter Soriya he had his proof.
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mixed-race

adjective
1.
relating to or characteristic of people of different ethnic origins
Usage note
The term mixed-race may well cause offence. The people so labelled might object to being thought of as a mixture, and identify with one ethnic group. Possible alternatives when referring specifically to ethic origins are of mixed ethnicity and of mixed ethnic origin
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