Definition of racial profiling in English:

racial profiling

Syllabification: ra·cial pro·fil·ing


The use of race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of having committed an offense.
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  • These hearings will focus on the practice of racial profiling as it affects a range of communities of color across the country.
  • It would eliminate much of the excuse law enforcement has for racial profiling.
  • The headlines read that a new official policy bans racial profiling.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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