[ hahy per-di-sent ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər dɪˈsɛnt /
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the classifying or identifying of a biracial or multiracial individual as a member of the higher or highest socially ranking racial group from which that person has ancestry.
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How to use hyperdescent in a sentence
In contrast, many parts of Latin America, like Brazil or Mexico, assign race by the opposite process, hyperdescent.