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transracial

[ trans-rey-shuhl, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈreɪ ʃəl, trænz- /
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adjective
involving or between two or more racial groups: transracial adoptions.
noting or relating to a person whose racial identity does not correspond to the visible markers of that person’s racial group by birth.
noting or relating to a person of mixed racial heritage who alters their presentation of self, as in appearance, speech, or affiliation, to embrace or promote a particular racial identity.
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Origin of transracial

First recorded in 1970–75; trans- + racial

OTHER WORDS FROM transracial

trans·ra·cial·ly, adverb
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