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By:  |  June 11, 2020  |    57 Words
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  1. a system that separates people according to skin color, ethnicity, etc.; segregation
  2. The system that existed in South Africa during the 1940s-1990s, where people were forced to live separately according to their skin color, with whites as the ruling class over other races; comes from the Afrikaans word for “separateness” or “the state of being apart”
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