intersectional

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adjective in·ter·sec·tion·al \ˌin-tər-ˈsek-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of intersectional

  1. 1a :  of or relating to intersectionality Because the intersectional experience is greater than the sum of racism and sexism, any analysis that does not take intersectionality into account cannot sufficiently address the particular manner in which Black women are subordinated. — Kimberlé Crenshawb :  involving members of multiple social categories … I was near my home, in the midst of a multiracial, multigenerational, intersectional protest. I joined hundreds of others in the streets. — Kira Banks

  2. 2 [ inter- + 1sectional] :  existing between sections intersectional war an intersectional game

  3. 3 :  of or relating to an intersection intersectional joints/lines

1752

First Known Use of intersectional

1752

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