What does apartheid mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apartheidnoun

    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

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  1. apartheidnoun

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

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

  2. apartheidnoun

    By extension, any similar policy of racial separation.

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

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  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

Examples of apartheid in a Sentence

  1. Jim Kerr:

    The issues are always the same. Racism, war, poverty, the geography changes. OK, apartheid ended, it was great to see that end for us ... It was great to see the Berlin Wall come down, (These were) amazing things that we never thought we'd see in our lives ... but the subjects about walls, again, it (still) features on the news ... I still think the songs can be symbolic outside of the actual geography and time.

  2. Manuel Pastor:

    The 1960s were about breaking down an apartheid voting system in the South, what we're seeing is an attempt to resurrect a system where certain kinds of people's voices don't become part of the policy process.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    Israel is not an apartheid state and any conference seeking to promote such a baseless assertion must be recognized for the sham that it is.

  4. Haroon Bhorat:

    Everything was skewed racially -- education, access to finance, access to land, when we tried to encourage growth post 1994 (end of apartheid), it was only those who already had capital and good education that gained from it.

  5. Issa Amro:

    They can't keep the occupation without apartheid and you can see it is apartheid, you can't maintain that, especially in a world of social media where everything you do is recorded.

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