adjective ra·cial \ˈrā-shəl\

: relating to or based on race

: existing or happening between people of different races

Full Definition of RACIAL

:  of, relating to, or based on a race <a racial minority>
:  existing or occurring between races <racial equality>
ra·cial·ly \-shə-lē\ adverb

Examples of RACIAL

  1. What is your racial identity?
  2. There was racial tension on campus.

First Known Use of RACIAL


Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture

Rhymes with RACIAL

RACIALLY Defined for Kids


adjective ra·cial \ˈrā-shəl\

Definition of RACIAL for Kids

:  of, relating to, or based on race <a racial group>
ra·cial·ly adverb
Medical Dictionary


adjective ra·cial \ˈrā-shəl\

Medical Definition of RACIAL

:  of, relating to, or based on a race


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