[ bee-ahy-pee-oh-see, bahy-pok ]
/ ˈbiˈaɪˈpiˈoʊˈsi, ˈbaɪˌpɒk /
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abbreviation, noun, plural BIPOC, BIPOCs
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color: (used as a unifying identity label for people of color that also emphasizes the unique racial experiences of Black people and Indigenous people).
Black and Indigenous People of Color: (used as a more specific identity label than people of color, intended to emphasize the unique racial experiences of Black people and Indigenous people as contrasted with other nonwhite groups).
relating to or designating these groups of people: BIPOC faculty mentors.
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Origin of BIPOC
First recorded in 2010–15
Words nearby BIPOC
biphenyl, Biphetamine, bipinnaria, bipinnate, biplane, BIPOC, bipod, bipolar, bipolar disorder, bipolar transistor, bippy
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