hate crime


noun

a crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward an individual’s national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Also called bias crime.
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hate crime

noun

a crime, esp of violence, in which the victim is targeted because of his or her race, religion, sexuality, etc
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