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multiracial

[muhl-tee-rey-shuh l, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈreɪ ʃəl, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
adjective
1.
consisting of, representing, or combining members of more than one racial group:
multiracial communities.
2.
(of a person) descended from more than one racial group.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; multi- + racial
Related forms
multiracialism, noun
multiracially, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for multi racialism

multiracial

/ˌmʌltɪˈreɪʃəl/
adjective
1.
comprising people of many races
Derived Forms
multiracialism, noun
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Word Origin and History for multi racialism

multiracial

adj.

also multi-racial, 1923, from multi- + racial.

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