[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...
Apartheid was a racist political policy in South Africa demanding segregation of
the nation's white and non-white populations. During South African apartheid, ...
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 ...
: Derived from the Afrikaans word for "apartness," apartheid
is a term that came into usage in the 1930s and signified the political policy under which the races in South Africa were subject to "separate development." For the purpose of implementing these pol... More »
Adopted as a slogan in the 1948 election by the successful Afrikaner National
Party, apartheid extended and institutionalized existing racial segregation.
An official policy of racial segregation formerly practiced in the Republic of South
Africa, involving political, legal, and economic discrimination against nonwhites ...
The definition of apartheid refers to a political system where people are clearly
divided based on race, gender, class or other such factors. An example of ...
Definition of apartheid written for English Language Learners from the Merriam-
Webster Learner's Dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and ...
The legal definition of Apartheid is Afrikaan for apartness. A set of South African
laws and regulations that implemented and enforced racial discrimination and ...