white supremacy

white supremacy
UK / US noun [uncountable]
the belief that white people are better than people of other races

Derived word:
white supremacist
noun countable
Word forms "white supremacist":
singular white supremacist plural white supremacists

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • White Supremacy — Als White Supremacy ([waɪt su premɘsɪ], engl. für „weiße Vorherrschaft“, „Überlegenheit der Weißen“) werden im englischsprachigen Raum diejenigen rassistischen Ideologien bezeichnet, die auf der Annahme beruhen, dass Weiße anderen menschlichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • white supremacy — noun the prejudice that members of the white race are superior to members of other races • Derivationally related forms: ↑white supremacist • Hypernyms: ↑racism * * * white supremacy noun [noncount] • • • Main Entry: ↑white supremacist …   Useful english dictionary

  • white supremacy — white su premacy noun uncount the belief that white people are better than people of other races ╾ ,white su premacist noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • white supremacy — noun (U) the belief that white people are better than other races and that other races should be kept at a lower social level white supremacist noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • white supremacy — noun Date: 1864 a doctrine based on a belief in the inherent superiority of the white race over other races and the correlative necessity for the subordination of nonwhites to whites in all relationships …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • white supremacy — noun The ideology which holds that the white race is superior to all others …   Wiktionary