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Meaning of "racial" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RACIAL

racial  [ˈreɪʃəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RACIAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Racial is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES RACIAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

racial

Race (human classification)

Race is a classification system used to categorize humans into large and distinct populations or groups by anatomical, cultural, ethnic, genetic, geographical, historical, linguistic, religious, and/or social affiliation. First used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations, in the 17th century, people began to use the term to relate to observable physical traits. Such use promoted hierarchies favorable to differing ethnic groups. Starting from the 19th century, the term was often used, in a taxonomic sense, to denote genetically differentiated human populations defined by phenotype. Social conceptions and groupings of races vary over time, involving folk taxonomies that define essential types of individuals based on perceived traits. Scientists consider biological essentialism obsolete, and generally discourage racial explanations for collective differentiation in both physical and behavioral traits.

Definition of racial in the English dictionary

The first definition of racial in the dictionary is denoting or relating to the division of the human species into races on grounds of physical characteristics. Other definition of racial is characteristic of any such group. Racial is also relating to or arising from differences between the races.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RACIAL


abbatial
əˈbeɪʃəl
bifacial
baɪˈfeɪʃəl
biracial
baɪˈreɪʃəl
craniofacial
ˌkreɪnɪəʊˈfeɪʃəl
facial
ˈfeɪʃəl
geospatial
ˌdʒiːəʊˈspeɪʃəl
hyperspatial
ˌhaɪpəˈspeɪʃəl
interfacial
ˌɪntəˈfeɪʃəl
interracial
ˌɪntəˈreɪʃəl
maxillofacial
mækˌsɪləʊˈfeɪʃəl
multiracial
ˌmʌltɪˈreɪʃəl
nonracial
nɒnˈreɪʃəl
nonspatial
ˌnɒnˈspeɪʃəl
palatial
pəˈleɪʃəl
periglacial
ˌpɛrɪˈɡleɪʃəl
prefacial
priːˈfeɪʃəl
prelatial
prəˈleɪʃəl
primatial
praɪˈmeɪʃəl
spacial
ˈspeɪʃəl
spatial
ˈspeɪʃəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RACIAL

racial discrimination
racial harassment
racial minority
racial profiling
racial segregation
racial unconscious
racialise
racialism
racialist
racialistic
racialize
racially
racially motivated
raciation
racier
raciest
racily
Racine
raciness

WORDS THAT END LIKE RACIAL

artificial
beneficial
carapacial
commercial
crucial
englacial
especial
financial
glacial
interglacial
judicial
official
osteomalacial
postglacial
preglacial
provincial
social
special
subglacial
superglacial

Synonyms and antonyms of racial in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RACIAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «racial» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of racial

Translation of «racial» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RACIAL

Find out the translation of racial to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of racial from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «racial» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

种族的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

racial
570 millions of speakers

English

racial
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जातीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عُنْصُريّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расовый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

racial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাতিগত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

racial
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perkauman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rassisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

人種の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인종의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rasis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc chủng tộc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वांशिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ırk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

razziale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rasowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

расовий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rasial
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φυλετικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rasse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ras-
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rase-
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of racial

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RACIAL»

The term «racial» is very widely used and occupies the 13.250 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RACIAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about racial

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10 QUOTES WITH «RACIAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word racial.
1
Roy Ayers
What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression.
2
Roy Ayers
Soul has no musical geographical or racial boundaries.
3
Charlotte Bunch
Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.
4
Wilfred Burchett
Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity.
5
Nicholas A. Christakis
I'm not suggesting that social scientists stop teaching and investigating classic topics like monopoly power, racial profiling and health inequality. But everyone knows that monopoly power is bad for markets, that people are racially biased and that illness is unequally distributed by social class.
6
Yvette Clarke
Even after facing jail, Martin Luther King, Jr. courageously and boldly spoke out against racial inequality.
7
John Clayton
There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.
8
Robert Dallek
Racial segregation in the South not only separated the races, but it separated the South from the rest of the country.
9
David Duke
And affirmative action is a very nice term for racial discrimination against better-qualified white people in jobs, employment, promotions and scholarships, and college admittance.
10
James A. Forbes
When people rely on surface appearances and false racial stereotypes, rather than in-depth knowledge of others at the level of the heart, mind and spirit, their ability to assess and understand people accurately is compromised.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RACIAL»

Discover the use of racial in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to racial and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Racial Profiling: Research, Racism, and Resistance
To demonstrate the often subtle workings of race and the law in the post-Civil Rights era, the book includes examination of the 1996 U.S. Supreme Court's Whren decision-a judicial pronouncement that allows pretextual action by law ...
Karen S. Glover, 2009
2
Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery ...
Racial Innocence takes up a rich archive including books, toys, theatrical props, and domestic knickknacks which Bernstein analyzes as scriptive things that invite or prompt historically-located practices while allowing for resistance and ...
Robin Bernstein, 2011
3
Racial Formation in the United States: From the 1960s to the ...
This second edition builds upon and updates Omi and Winant's groundbreaking research. In addition to a preface to the new edition, the book provides a more detailed account of the theory of racial formation processes.
Michael Omi, 1994
4
Racial Hygiene: Medicine Under the Nazis
Examines the participation of scientists and physicians in the construction of Nazi racial policy and discusses sterilization laws, euthanasia programs, public health policies, and the Holocaust 'Proctor's carefully argued book not only ...
Robert Proctor, 1988
5
Racial Paranoi: The Unintended Consequences of Political ...
In this courageous book, John L. Jackson, Jr. draws on current events as well as everyday interactions to demonstrate the culture of race-based paranoia and its profound effects on our lives.
John L. Jr. Jackson, John L Jackson, Jr. JR JR JR, 2010
6
Racial Profiling: Issues, Data, and Analyses
In this book, racial profiling is defined as the practice of targeting individuals for police or security interdiction, detention, or other disparate treatment based primarily on their race, ethnicity, or national origin in the belief that ...
Steven J. Muffler, 2006
7
The Racial Contract
Argues that racially structured discrimination is the norm by using social contract theory
Charles Wade Mills, 1997
8
Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice
Here is the definitive account of a dramatic and indeed pivotal moment in American history, a critical episode that transformed the civil rights movement in the early 1960s.
Raymond Arsenault, 2006
9
Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century
From the ecclesiastical courts of seventeenth century Lima to the cell blocks of Abu Grahib, the essays draw from Omi and Winant’s influential theory of racial formation and adapt it to the various criticisms, challenges, and changes of ...
Daniel Martinez HoSang, Oneka LaBennett, Laura Pulido, 2012
10
Racial Profiling
"Focuses on the debate surrounding racial profiling in the United States--including a historical look at criminal profiles and U.S. government initiatives like Japanese-American internment during WWII through to the modern anti-terrorist ...
Deborah Kops, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RACIAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term racial is used in the context of the following news items.
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Texas County's Racial Past Is Seen as Prelude to Sandra Bland's …
And any talk of milestones gave way to questions about whether the county's checkered history of race relations had set the stage for a tragedy that the ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Chris Rock's traffic stop selfies spark racial profiling discussion
The "Grown Ups" actor shared the latest selfie earlier this week, prompting a conversation about racial profiling. "Stopped by the cops again wish me luck," the ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»
3
Colorado Pot Arrests Still Have Racial Disparity
But, report author Jon Gettman of Shenandoah University found, “racial disparities for marijuana offenses persist at similar levels." [CHARTS: ACLU Breaks ... «U.S. News & World Report, Mar 15»
4
George Zimmerman accuses Obama of inflaming racial tensions
(CNN) George Zimmerman says he bears a grudge against President Obama, accusing him of inflaming racial tensions around the Trayvon Martin case. «CNN, Mar 15»
5
Nigel Farage would axe 'much of' race discrimination law
UKIP would scrap much of the legislation designed to prevent racial discrimination in work, party leader Nigel Farage has said. He was speaking in a Channel 4 ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
6
Obama Administration Unveils New Limits On Racial Profiling
The Obama administration released new guidelines today to ban racial profiling by federal law enforcement officers. The guidelines replace ones adopted by the ... «NPR, Dec 14»
7
White House's New Guidelines To Allow Some Racial Profiling
WASHINGTON (AP) — New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would exempt agents from the Homeland Security ... «Huffington Post, Dec 14»
8
Holder: New policy will "help end racial profiling"
ATLANTA -- In the wake of clashes at protests in Ferguson, Missouri, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says new Justice Department guidance will aim to end ... «CBS News, Dec 14»
9
Racial Gerrymandering Switcheroo
The Supreme Court on Wednesday will take up a pair of cases about racial gerrymandering. The plaintiffs in Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama and A ... «Wall Street Journal, Nov 14»
10
Macy's settles racial profiling allegations from shoppers
Macy's is to pay $650,000 (£390,000) to settle claims it racially profiled and detained ethnic minority shoppers at its flagship Manhattan shop. Under a deal with ... «BBC News, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Racial [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/racial>. Apr 2020 ».
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