Associations to the word «Apartheid»
APARTHEID, noun. (historical) The discriminatory policy of racial separation used by South Africa from 1948 to 1990.
APARTHEID, noun. (by extension) Any similar policy of racial separation/segregation and discrimination.
APARTHEID, noun. (by extension) A policy or situation of segregation based on some specified attribute.
APARTHEID WALL, proper noun. (derogatory) (geopolitics) A separation barrier built by the Israeli government in the West Bank
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.
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