Definition of Racial

1. Adjective. Of or related to genetically distinguished groups of people. "Racial groups"

Partainyms: Race
Derivative terms: Race



2. Adjective. Of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups. "Racial discrimination"

Definition of Racial

1. a. Of or pertaining to a race or family of men; as, the racial complexion.

Definition of Racial

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a race or a people ¹

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Definition of Racial

1. pertaining to an ethnic group [adj] : RACIALLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racial

rachitic pelvis
rachitic rosary
rachitic scoliosis
rachitides
rachitis
rachitis foetalis
rachitis foetalis annularis
rachitis foetalis micromelica
rachitis intrauterina
rachitis tarda
rachitism
rachitogenic
rachitome
rachitomes
rachitomy
racial (current term)
racial discrimination
racial extermination
racial immunity
racial integration
racial profiling
racial segregation
racial slur
racial slurs
racial spoils
racial stocks
racial supremacy
racialise
racialised
racialises

Literary usage of Racial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"To illustrate the fact that many traits that we think of merely as variations are really racial traits, we may consider eye color. ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"racial HYBRIDIZATION Studies of the Offspring of Boers and Hottentots—Mendel's Law Seen in the Inheritance of Many Characters—racial "Prepotency" Not Found ..."

3. Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering: An Update (1993)
"Selected employment characteristics of scientists and engineers, by field, sex, and racial/ethnic group: 1986 115 Table 22. Labor force participation ..."

4. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"This group is an ethnic rather than a racial group, and it is composed ... Table 1 also shows the regional distribution of these racial and ethnic groups. ..."

5. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"The Negro World, a newspaper with a constant and powerful appeal to racial pride, racial solidarity, and racial independence, is the organ of the movement. ..."

6. The History and Problems of Organized Labor by Frank Tracy Carlton (1920)
"racial Problems. The inordinate self-satisfaction of the average individual of Anglo-Saxon extraction has led to a gross and persistent exaggeration of the ..."

7. Civilization in the United States: An Inquiry by Thirty Americans by Harold E. Stearns (1922)
"Do both the North and the South hope to maintain a permanent racial division of the country's population? If so, are the Indians, the Jews and the Asiatics ..."

8. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Illinois Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"The Negro World, a newspaper with a constant and powerful appeal to racial pride, racial solidarity, and racial independence, is the organ of the movement. ..."

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