Define: Racialism

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Definition: Racialism

Quick Summary of Racialism

A belief that some races are fundamentally superior to others, and that racial differentiation is important in determining human behaviour.

What is the dictionary definition of Racialism?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The belief in the existence and significance of racial categories.
  2. The belief in racial separatist ideologies, the emphasis on perceived social and cultural differences among races.
  3. British Variant term for racism.


Synonyms For Racialism

racism, race, racismo, racially, racial

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Racialism are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 19th January, 2020