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, racialism         
1    the belief that races have distinctive cultural characteristics determined by hereditary factors and that this endows some races with an intrinsic superiority over others  
2    abusive or aggressive behaviour towards members of another race on the basis of such a belief  
  racist, racialist      n, adj  
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racialist, racism, rachis, Rais

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