Definition of nonwhite
: a person whose features and especially whose skin color are distinctively different from those of peoples of northwestern Europe; especially : one who has black African ancestors
Examples of nonwhite in a Sentence
The program is even less popular among nonwhites.
Recent Examples of nonwhite from the Web
During stops, nonwhites and blacks specifically are more likely to be frisked than whites, the report says, even though blacks are 8.3 percent less likely to be found with a weapon than whites.
In the mid-1990s, just 4 percent of whites and 2 percent of nonwhites said the opposite.
But his day-to-day campaign operation has focused more on core slices of the Democratic coalition: young voters, nonwhites and women.
Can Democrats win back Republican seats based on anti-Trump sentiments among the young voters, women and nonwhites who helped fuel former President Barack Obama’s wins?
Indeed, between 2000 and 2010, nonwhites accounted for nearly all of the suburban population growth in 78 of the top 100 cities, according to William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington.
The city voted against him because cities are increasingly Democratic and Pittsburgh is more than a third nonwhite.
A number of factors, including education and misinformation, are resulting in later detection and higher mortality for nonwhites, said Rhodes, professor of dermatology at Rush Medical College, Rush University Medical Center.
Among whites and nonwhites, perceptions of the media are similar, but views of the Trump administration are dramatically different.
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Definition of nonwhite for English Language Learners
: a person who is not a member of the white race : a person who does not have the light-colored skin of people whose ancestors were European
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