What does apartheid mean?

Definitions for apartheidəˈpɑrt heɪt, -haɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apartheid(noun)

    a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa


  1. apartheid(Noun)

    The policy of racial separation used in South Africa from 1948 to 1990.

  2. apartheid(Noun)

    By extension, any similar policy of racial separation.

  3. Origin: From apartheid (1929 in a South African socio-political context), literally “separateness”, “apartness”, from apart + suffix -heid, cognate of English -hood.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apartheid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apartheid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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