Definition of non-white in English:


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  • Denoting or relating to a person whose origin is not predominantly European: those who argue against non-white immigration usually deny that they are prejudiced
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    • It took the nation almost three quarters of a century to accept non-white immigrants.
    • The residual vote rate of a county does depend on the percent of non-white residents in the county.
    • Everyone was for tariff protection and everyone was against non-white migrants.


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  • A person whose origin is not predominantly European: Omar Henry will be the first non-white to play Test cricket for South Africa
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    • Native Americans still suffer the same discrimination as did other non-whites and women decades ago.
    • Now, why would the American people, especially non-whites, be suspicious of authority?
    • Cable has been an amazing place for expression, for African-Americans and for non-whites in general.

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