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interracial

[in-ter-rey-shuh l]
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adjective
  1. of, involving, or for members of different racial groups: interracial amity.
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Origin of interracial

First recorded in 1885–90; inter- + racial
Related formsin·ter·ra·cial·ly, adverb
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interracial

adjective
  1. conducted, involving, or existing between different races or ethnic groups
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Word Origin and History for interracial

adj.

also inter-racial, 1883, from inter- + racial.

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