how to pronounce apartheid

/əˈpɑː.taɪt/

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apartheid frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word apartheid occurs in english on average 5.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

apartheid is pronounced in three syllables

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əpɑːtaɪt

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An example use of apartheid in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… have a talent apartheid in South Africa …”

meanings of apartheid

noun:

  1. Any similar policy of racial separation/segregation and discrimination.
  2. The policy of racial separation used by South Africa from 1948 to 1990.
  3. A policy or situation of segregation based on some specified attribute.

verb:

  1. To impose a policy of segregation of groups of people, especially one based on race.

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