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color bar

, (British English/inglés británico) colour bar

Translation of color bar in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (social system)[ sistema social que discrimina a las personas de raza negra ]
    Example sentences
    • A formal colour bar in employment was introduced in 1934, under the Industrial Conciliation Act.
    • Hertzog's government and subsequent governments progressively entrenched the colour bar.
    • He lost his job when he sided with the white (largely Afrikaner) workers in their dispute over the abandonment of the colour bar.
    1.2 (range of colors) barra (feminine) de colores

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