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racist

[rey-sist]

Origin:
race2 (n.) + -ist

antiracist, noun, adjective
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racism

[rey-siz-uhm]
noun
1.
a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.
2.
a policy, system of government, etc., based upon or fostering such a doctrine; discrimination.
3.
hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.

Origin:
1865–70; < French racisme. See race2, -ism

racist, noun, adjective
antiracism, noun
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racism or racialism (ˈreɪsɪzəm, ˈreɪʃəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the belief that races have distinctive cultural characteristics determined by hereditary factors and that this endows some races with an intrinsic superiority over others
2.  abusive or aggressive behaviour towards members of another race on the basis of such a belief
 
racialism or racialism
 
n
 
'racist or racialism
 
n, —adj
 
'racialist or racialism
 
n, —adj

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racist
1932 as a noun, 1938 as an adjective, from race (n.2); racism is first attested 1936 (from Fr. racisme, 1935), originally in the context of Nazi theories. But they replaced earlier words, racialism (1907) and racialist (1917), both often used at first in a British or South African context.

racism
1936; see racist.
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racism definition


The belief that some races are inherently superior (physically, intellectually, or culturally) to others and therefore have a right to dominate them. In the United States, racism, particularly by whites against blacks, has created profound racial tension and conflict in virtually all aspects of American society. Until the breakthroughs achieved by the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, white domination over blacks was institutionalized and supported in all branches and levels of government, by denying blacks their civil rights and opportunities to participate in political, economic, and social communities.

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