postapartheid

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adjective post·apar·theid \ ˌpōst-ə-ˈpär-ˌtāt , -ˌtīt \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of postapartheid

:existing or occurring in the time after apartheid and especially after the end of apartheid in the Republic of South Africa
  • While the world is waiting for dawn to break over a postapartheid South Africa, it is quite appropriate to peer about in the predawn mists for clues regarding the shape of things to come.
  • —Gail M. Gerhart
  • Unlike their older siblings who were on the barricades in the eighties, they are postapartheid city kids …
  • —Mark Gevisser

First Known Use of postapartheid

1961


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