Definitions

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  • adj. Of a person or animal, unable to distinguish between two or more primary colours (usually red and green).
  • adj. Of a person who hold no prejudice based on skin colour, or of a process which precludes racial prejudice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. unprejudiced about race
  • adj. unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors

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Examples

  • Director Damian Cruden's decision to have the only non-white actor out of 18 on stage play the lead role comes across less as colour-blind casting and more like a statement of something - but what?

    Peter Pan – review

  • They say the laws are colour-blind and aimed at making sure everyone obeys the same rules and does not cheat the system.

    Tensions rise as Latinos feel under siege in America's deep south

  • They became a huge hit in the mid-2000s, making $1bn in annual revenue at the height of their popularity, spawning real life clothes ranges and even a movie in which four actors struggled like "colour-blind drag queens" to "replicate their plastic precursors' range of expression," according to the Guardian review.

    Bratz dolls case resolved with $88.4m payout by Mattel

  • Re: Panel II — This parade of “colour-blind” brown people (Vargas, Kirsanow, Chavez) is rather nauseating.

    Wonk Room » Sotomayor Hearing Live-Blog, Day 4

  • Why My Hair Dont Grow No More: Argh, not so colour-blind! skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Argh, not so colour-blind!

  • Argh, not so colour-blind! in Tuesday, December 15, 2009

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Scolded by a supervisor for interrupting customers, Arquilla admitted he was colour-blind and unable to work a colour-coordinated ordering system.

    How Undercover Boss raised US unions' ire

  • Those of us who are pretty severely colour-blind are familiar with a certain kind of conversation that takes place when a normally-sighted person discovers our affliction; after a brief quiz, the moment always arrives when the normal finds himself trying to ask “So what do things look like to you?” and quickly or slowly realizes that it is impossible to share pure perceptions by means of natural language.

    Colby Cosh

  • Yes, Archer oversimplifies - the UK was certainly no colour-blind utopia before the Race Relations Acts came in - buthe clearly states that there's a lot to admire in multiculturalism.

    Talking about immigration

  • Fortunately young children in state schools seem to be colour-blind and they carry this on into later life.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

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