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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race

Usage examples (38)
  • When I left South Africa, I arrogantly predicted that within seven years, apartheid would be gone.
  • Nonetheless, it is claimed that in her denunciation of the term apartheid, she attacked free speech.
  • The use of the term apartheid actually contributes to one of the primary reasons why the occupation continues.
  • He said that the United Nations should not be afraid to use the term apartheid to describe what is happening in occupied Palestine. for more
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