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race2

race2

 
pronunciation:
reIs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a human population sharing certain common hereditary physical features.
synonyms:
people, strain
definition 2: all humanity; mankind.
the future of the race
synonyms:
Homo sapiens, humanity, humankind, man, mankind, species
similar words:
earth
definition 3: a group of peoples or tribes with a common history, geography, or nationality.
synonyms:
nation, people
definition 4: subspecies; breed.
various races of dogs
synonyms:
breed, subspecies
similar words:
strain
definition 5: the question, issue, or practice of racial discrimination.
personnel policies marred by race
synonyms:
discrimination, prejudice, racism
Word Builder: race +
  • racism:
    discrimination by people of one race against
  • racist:
    a person who believes that the people of one race are better than the people of another race.