[uh-pahrt-hahyt, -heyt, uh-pahr-tahyt, -teyt]
(in the Republic of South Africa) a rigid former policy of segregating and economically and politically oppressing the nonwhite population.
any system or practice that separates people according to color, ethnicity, caste, etc.
Apartheid (Afrikaans pronunciation: ɐˈpartɦɛit]; an Afrikaans word meaning "
the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregati...
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During most of the 20th century, South Africa was ruled under a political system called Apartheid
, which was based on the segregation of races through legislation. More »
Apartheid is the name of the racial institution that was established in 1948 by the
National Party that governed South Africa until 1994. The term, which literally ...
Apartheid was a system of legal racial separation in South Africa from 1948 to
1993. The apartheid system required all...
The History of Apartheid in South Africa. South Africa (see map) is a country
blessed with an abundance of natural resources including fertile farmlands and ...
An official policy of racial segregation formerly practiced in the Republic of South
Africa, involving political, legal, and economic discrimination against nonwhites ...
a former social system in South Africa in which black people and people from
other racial groups did not have the same political and economic rights as white ...