Yahoo Dictionary Web Search

  1. a·part·heid
    IPA[əˈpärtˌ(h)āt]
  2. noun

    • 1. (in South Africa) a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.

    • 2. segregation on grounds other than race:

      gender apartheid
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: apartheid

    • noun

      (in South Africa) a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.

      segregation on grounds other than race:

    • noun

      (in South Africa) a form of apartheid, prevalent in the 1960s and 1970s, which involved comprehensive racial segregation and measures such as the removal of black people from white areas and the creation of black homelands.
    • noun

      (in South Africa) a form of apartheid, prevalent in the 1960s and 1970s, which involved comprehensive racial segregation and measures such as the removal of black people from white areas and the creation of black homelands.
    • adjective

      opposed to a policy or system of apartheid.
  1. 5 results