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English noun: racism

1. racism (cognition) the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

Broader (hypernym)bias, preconception, prejudice

Narrower (hyponym)anti-Semitism, antisemitism, white supremacy

2. racism (act) discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

Synonymsracial discrimination, racialism

Broader (hypernym)discrimination, favoritism, favouritism

Narrower (hyponym)racial profiling

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