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interracial

Syllabification: in·ter·ra·cial
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈrāSH(ə)l
 
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Definition of interracial in English:

adjective

Existing between or involving different races: interracial conflict
More example sentences
  • It depends where you live in Britain as to how people react to different races, cultures and interracial relationships.
  • Getting onto the point, this is a battle of races, an interracial war you might say.
  • Evidence of this is seen in the steady, yet unremarked, rise in interracial marriage rates for all of our races.

Derivatives

interracially

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • As I became more confident I realized my narrow views about dating interracially were partly due to society's treatment of the black female but also due with my own fears about dating in general.
  • We can't point to a verse in the Bible that says you shouldn't date or marry interracially.
  • Now, most of my friends date interracially, without even considering it as an issue.

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