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Definition of white flight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

white flight

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌwaɪt ˈflaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪt ˈflaɪt//
 
[uncountable] (US English)
 
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a situation where white people who can afford it go to live outside the cities because they are worried about crime in city centres
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: white flight