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Social tensions


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alien
adj. foreign
minority
n. statistically outnumbered entity
poverty
very poor environment
squatter
n. one who occupies a house they do not own or rent
institutional racism
any system of inequality based on race
riot
uproar, violent rebelion in the streets
discrimination
prejudicial treatment of an individua
prejudice
an opinion formed beforehand, negative
asylum
refuge, sanctuary
dissident
n. person who opposes government control
clensing
cleaning, removing of sth
harassment
maltreatment
picket line
A line or procession of people picketing a place of business or otherwise staging a public protest
picketing
protesting
outcast
= outsider
reject
refuse
blackleg
A worker who is opposed to trade unions
destitute
adj. very poor
purge
to wash away impurities, clean up; the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
intimidate
v. frighten
displaced person
a person who has been forced to leave his or her native place