racial Definition

relating to or based on the idea that some races are better than others, or treating people unfairly because of their race.

Using racial: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "racial" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company was accused of racial discrimination in its hiring practices.

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    Racial tensions have been high in the city for months.

  • Example

    She is a vocal advocate for racial equality.

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    The study examines the impact of racial identity on academic achievement.

racial Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with racial

  • the act of suspecting or targeting a person on the basis of assumed characteristics or behavior of a racial or ethnic group, rather than on individual suspicion


    Many people believe that racial profiling is a form of discrimination.

  • a derogatory or disrespectful term or remark about someone's race or ethnicity


    Using a racial slur is never acceptable.

  • racial segregation

    the enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment


    Racial segregation was a major issue in the United States until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.


Summary: racial in Brief

The term 'racial' [ˈreɪʃl] refers to the idea that some races are superior to others or treating people unfairly because of their race. It is often used in phrases like 'racial profiling,' 'racial slur,' and 'racial segregation.' The term is also used in discussions about racial tensions and equality.

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