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racialism Line breaks: ra¦cial|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪʃəlɪz(ə)m/

Definition of racialism in English:


Another term for racism.
Example sentences
  • Thankfully the obvious evils of Nazism forced many socialists to rethink their racialism, unfortunately leaving their loving faith in State supremacy and social engineering firmly intact.
  • Thus, ‘Darwinist ideology,’ as she calls it, was appropriated by sections of the monarchy and capitalist class to fuel a growing racialism.
  • For the sort of oppression they favour is the seed from which all racialism, including anti-Semitism, grows.



Pronunciation: /ˈreɪʃ(ə)lɪst/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Those who heatedly disputed this at the time were dismissed as scaremongering racialists.
  • This sort of junk archaeology is only slightly less ludicrous than alien intervention theories but crosses a more problematic line in its openly racialist intent.
  • This kind of racialist principle was found to be philosophically invalid and extremely socially damaging 60 years ago.


(also racialise) verb
Example sentences
  • They simply cannot understand politics without racializing it.
  • Now, I hope it's clear I'm not accusing anyone of racism; this is simply the nature of living and breathing in a deeply racialized country.
  • Sadly, things like poverty are highly gendered and racialized.

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