mixed-race

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mixed-race (not comparable)

  1. (of a person) Having genetic characteristics of two or more different races.

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In 2006 British anthropological surveys by Peter J. Aspinall et al, out of 75 general population respondents who identified as “mixed race” and one who did not, none found the term “mixed race” offensive and 32 indicated it was a preferred term. Out of 311 student respondents who identified as “mixed race” and 15 who did not, six found the term “mixed race” offensive and 176 indicated it was a preferred term.[1]

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  1. ^ Aspinall, Peter J. (April 2009) , “'Mixed Race', 'Mixed Origins' or What? Generic Terminology for the Multiple Racial/Ethnic Group Population”, in Anthropology Today[1], volume 25, issue 2, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, DOI:10.1111/j.1467-8322.2009.00653.x, ISSN 0268-540X, JSTOR 20528211, OCLC 787833449, archived from the original on 2010-07-15, pages 3–8