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steering

[ steer-ing ]
/ ˈstɪər ɪŋ /
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noun

the discriminatory practice by a real estate agent of maneuvering a client from a minority group away from considering a home in a white neighborhood.

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Origin of steering

First recorded in 1975–80
self-steering, adjective
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