Definition of racial in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrāSHəl/


1Relating to race: a racial minority
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  • In addition, Scotland has been criticised for its treatment of ethnic and racial minorities.
  • Many were the victims of persecution simply because they belong to a racial minority.
  • Once you assign someone the status of minority racial group, normal rules no longer apply.
cultural, national, tribal
1.1On the grounds of or connected with difference in race: racial hatred
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  • Campaigning against those accused of stirring up racial hatred is nothing new for Michael Foot.
  • It found students were involved in verbal, physical and racial abuse against teachers.
  • The men were walking across the road and started shouting racial abuse at him.

Words that rhyme with racial

abbatial, craniofacial, facial, fascial, glacial, interracial, multiracial, palatial, primatial, spatial

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Syllabification: ra·cial

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