transitive verb

: to attenuate or eliminate distinctive racial qualities of
may ultimately deracialize themselves through education and interbreeding
: to free from appeal to race
until local authorities deracialize their outlook, the segregation problem won't be solved

Word History


de- + racial + -ize

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“Deracialize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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