Definition of racial in English:


Line breaks: ra¦cial
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪʃ(ə)l


  • 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.
  • 1.1On the grounds of or connected with difference in race: racial abuse
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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.



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  • The men had also faced two charges of causing racially aggravated actual bodily harm over the incident on an evening in May last year.
  • Vandals trashed the home of an Asian man in the latest in a string of attacks which police believe are racially motivated.
  • The defendant refused to give him any details, was racially abusive, started shouting and spat three times in his face.

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