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pan-African

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Definition of pan-African in English:

adjective

Relating to all people of African birth or descent.
Example sentences
  • She is also the executive secretary of a pan-African partnership, the African Council for Sustainable Health Development.
  • And the channel pledges to make stars out of some aspiring African musicians, as it launches its first pan-African channel.
  • Such a scenario would strike at the heart of one of the very few things the African Union actually stands for: pan-African unity.

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