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ra·cial

racial

 
 
pronunciation:
reI shl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characteristic of a single race or of particular races of people.
Skin color is considered a racial characteristic.
definition 2: pertaining to relations between races of people, esp. those living in the same country, city, or neighborhood.
Racial discrimination persists.Racial harmony is the goal in the region.
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derivation: racially (adv.)
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