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transracial

[trans-rey-shuh l, tranz-] /trænsˈreɪ ʃəl, trænz-/
adjective
1.
involving or between two or more racial groups:
transracial adoptions.
2.
noting or relating to a person whose racial identity does not correspond to the visible markers of that person’s racial group by birth.
3.
noting or relating to a person of mixed racial heritage who alters his or her presentation of self, as in appearance, speech, or affiliation, to embrace or promote a particular racial identity.
Origin of transracial
1970-1975
1970-75; trans- + racial
Related forms
transracially, adverb
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