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racial discrimination

This page is about the collocation racial discrimination

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

unfair treatment of someone because of their race

For example

  • A belief in racial superiority results in racial discrimination.

  • The White Australia immigration policy wasn't outlawed until the Racial Discrimination Act of 1975.

Note:
Related collocations include "racial prejudice", "racial hatred", "racial tension" and "racial profiling"

Quick Quiz

Racial discrimination is practised by people who believe

a. some nations are superior to others

b. some races are superior to others

c. no race is superior to another

Contributor: Matt Errey