[ rey-shuh-lahyz ]
/ ˈreɪ ʃəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), ra·cial·ized, ra·cial·iz·ing.
to impose a racial interpretation on; place in a racial context.
to perceive, view, or experience in a racial context.
to categorize or differentiate on the basis of membership in a racial group.
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Also especially British, ra·cial·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM racializera·cial·i·za·tion [rey-shuh-lahy-zey-shuhn] /ˌreɪ ʃə laɪˈzeɪ ʃən/ especially British, ra·cial·i·sa·tion, noun
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The rules, whoever made them, are such that he is not allowed to “racialize.”America’s Regression: Under Obama, More Backlash Than Progress|Michael Tomasky|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for racialize
/ (ˈreɪʃəˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to render racial in tone or content
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