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racialism

[rey-shuh-liz-uh m] /ˈreɪ ʃəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; racial + -ism
Related forms
racialist, noun, adjective
racialistic, adjective
nonracialism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for racialism

racism

/ˈreɪsɪzəm/
noun
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
Derived Forms
racist, racialist, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for racialism
n.

"racism," 1879, from racial + -ism. Also see racist.

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