Definition of transracial in US English:

transracial

adjective

  • Across or crossing racial boundaries.

    • ‘Finally, transracial adoptions comprise 20% of this sample.’
    • ‘This also helps them to redefine themselves in a transracial and global context by bridging the gaps among Koreans, Korean Americans, and African Americans.’
    • ‘Many former celebrants of the music have become detractors in the face of its hypercommercialization and transracial acceptance.’
    • ‘One of the most widely used arguments against transracial adoption is that white parents are unprepared to teach their children the survival skills they will need to live in a racist culture.’
    • ‘How do you find out where the line is between the black female experience and the transracial adoption experience?’
    • ‘She will discuss the transracial adoption of her daughter Penelope.’
    • ‘The salon started by the sisters in 1931 was characterized by its transracial and gender-inclusive nature.’
    • ‘The asserted benefits of transracial adoption further obscure the system's racial bias and masquerade as reasons to oppose policies that preserve black families.’
    • ‘The families include transracial, interracial, adoptive, single-parent, stepparent, and two-parent families, both heterosexual and homosexual.’
    • ‘She writes, ‘It is easy to see transracial love plots as imaginings… in which romantic love rather than filial servitude or force guarantee the willful submission of the colonized’.’

Pronunciation

transracial

/tranzˈrāSHəl/