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noun. ['əˈpɑːrˌtaɪt, əˈpɑːrˌtaɪd'] a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa.
- apartheid (Afrikaans)
- apartheid (Dutch)
Rhymes with Apartheid
How do you pronounce apartheid?
Pronounce apartheid as əˈpɑrˌtaɪt.
US - How to pronounce apartheid in American English
UK - How to pronounce apartheid in British English
Sentences with apartheid
1. Noun, singular or mass
The campaign did not meet its goal of breaking apartheid, but ANC membership rose from 7,000 to 100,000.
South Africans fighting apartheid quoted its pages and it influenced Americans protesting against the Vietnam War in the 1970s.
Quotes about apartheid
1. If it were in our national security to deploy to South Africa under apartheid, would we have found it acceptable or customary to segregate African American soldiers from other American soldiers, and say, 'It's just a cultural thing'? I don't think so. I would hope not.
- Martha McSally