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Definition of "bantu" []

  • A group of languages of Africa, including most of the principal languages spoken from the equator to the Cape of Good Hope, but excluding the Khoisan family: now generally regarded as part of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo family (noun)
  • Denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of peoples or to any of their languages (adjective)

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Use "bantu" in a sentence
  • "Added to that, the apartheid "bantu" education system did not have qualified agricultural science teachers, he said."
  • "In 1971 the chamber initiated a campaign for the removal of restrictions imposed by the government in 1968 on "bantu" traders in urban townships."
  • "What i know is that bantu would not have commited suicide … … RIP Bantu"
  • "Added to that, the apartheid "bantu" education system did not have qualified agricultural science teachers, he said."
  • "In 1971 the chamber initiated a campaign for the removal of restrictions imposed by the government in 1968 on "bantu" traders in urban townships."
  • "In 1659, the Shunzhi emperor clearly stated that "Yun-Gui has recently entered the territory, and all baixing there are my chizi" (Yun-Gui xinru bantu, baixing jie zhen chizi) .6 Gaitu guiliu, Yongzheng claimed, was a project to "free" ethnic subjects from the brutal rule of native chieftains."