American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An official policy of racial segregation formerly practiced in the Republic of South Africa, involving political, legal, and economic discrimination against nonwhites.
- n. A policy or practice of separating or segregating groups.
- n. The condition of being separated from others; segregation.
- n. The policy of racial separation used in South Africa from 1948 to 1990.
- n. by extension Any similar policy of racial separation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. segregation by race; -- a term used in South Africa.
- n. the official policy of strict segregation by race practised by the government of the Union of South Africa up to 1993.
- n. 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
- From Afrikaans apartheid (1929 in a South African socio-political context), literally “separateness”, “apartness”, from Dutch apart ("separate") + suffix -heid, cognate of English -hood. (Wiktionary)
- Afrikaans : Dutch apart, separate (from French à part, apart; see apart) + Dutch -heid, -hood. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We want to know - if life itself was threatened, as apartheid threatened the very existence of those who are black, was it not imperative that everything be done to end apartheid~ and if necessary by force of arms!”
“The intersection of physical and societal separations and barriers have justly earned the term apartheid, referring to an historically parallel racist regime in South Africa against the indigenous Black population of that country.”
“He said that the United Nations should not be afraid to use the term apartheid to describe what is happening in occupied Palestine.”
“The use of the term apartheid actually contributes to one of the primary reasons why the occupation continues.”
“The paragraph does not refer to Israel by name, but Palestinian activists at the conference have been using the term apartheid to describe its treatment of their countrymen.”
“The party, which has been in office since 1948 when it gave the world the term apartheid, is now trying to win black support to challenge the far more popular African National Congress.”
“Spear, a determined assault on the artificial political, economic and racist barriers which go under the term apartheid or separate development.”
“States and to the non-whites in South Africa; that we hear no more of "baasskap"; that the term apartheid itself is being replaced by "separate development" and "separate freedoms"; that liberalism is no more such a bogey that it was a year ago; that South Africa is no longer described as the outpost of”
“Whether or not you agree with the appropriateness of the term apartheid in describing Israel, it is hard to disagree that a reasonable debate can be had about it.”
“The use of the term apartheid has been criticized by Jewish communities and condemned by MPPs in Ontario.”
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