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Islamophobia

Line breaks: Is¦lamo|pho¦bia
Pronunciation: /ɪzˌlaməˈfəʊbɪə
 
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Definition of Islamophobia in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force.
Example sentences
  • Even in this predominantly Christian school, there is fear of being associated with Islamophobia and racism.
  • For those not aware of the background, last week a Muslim group published a report identifying widespread Islamophobia within Britain.
  • Seeing a political opportunity, the right has fused the less popular xenophobia with the more popular Islamophobia.

Derivatives

Islamophobe

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Every year the Islamic Human Rights Commission organises a mock awards ceremony for its " Islamophobe of the Year ".
  • I began by asking for his response to the charge that he was the nation's leading Islamophobe.
  • Yes, I did admit to being an Islamophobe.

Islamophobic

2
adjective
Example sentences
  • Mr Davis's comments strongly challenged by leading Muslim groups also come against a backdrop of rising numbers of Islamophobic attacks.
  • Despite his protestations, his is a profoundly Islamophobic project.
  • Thank you for your editorial in response to the protests against Islamophobic cartoons.

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