Definition of race relations in English:

race relations

plural noun

  • Relations between members or communities of different races within one country.

    ‘the unhappy tale of race relations in the USA’
    [as modifier] ‘race relations laws’
    • ‘There is a lot of pessimism about race relations in this country.’
    • ‘I cannot see this doing race relations any favours in an area where there have already been problems.’
    • ‘It is about time race relations were looked at very carefully.’
    • ‘The parallels between race relations and gender relations are sometimes surprising.’
    • ‘He was for partial and symbolic measures when it came to race relations.’
    • ‘Has she seen any reports on how New Zealand should deal with issues related to race relations and the treaty?’
    • ‘At a time when race relations have never been so smooth, increasing numbers of people are pessimistic about racial issues.’
    • ‘When he wrote publicly about race relations, he was bombarded with hate mail.’
    • ‘These athletes have done more for racial harmony than all the members of the race relations board put together.’
    • ‘I have high hopes for our world and the state of race relations and inclusion.’
    • ‘The event at the town's Punjabi Community Centre marked a gathering of groups involved in race relations in the town.’
    • ‘Public bodies have a duty to eliminate discrimination in the way they work and to promote equality of opportunity and good race relations.’
    • ‘Police patrols have been stepped up to prevent further disorder in the city, and race relations officers have appealed for calm.’
    • ‘I felt the only path open to me was through legal channels but found the legal arena of little help despite the race relations and human rights law.’
    • ‘Members backed his stance, but said social cohesion and improved race relations were vitally important.’
    • ‘All three students made a major contribution to the college's work to encourage good race relations in the town.’
    • ‘If proper attention is not given to what is broadcast and how it is presented, our efforts to improve race relations could well suffer.’
    • ‘His proposal would have far-reaching effects on race relations.’
    • ‘An 88-point action plan has been put forward to improve Asian access to housing and improve race relations.’
    • ‘For years, I have led myself to believe that race relations were getting better in the world.’

Pronunciation:

race relations

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