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BAAB, noun

Forms:
Also Baab.
Origin:
Acronym formed on the initial letters of Bantu Affairs Administration Board.
historical
Especially during the 1970s: administration board. Also attributive.
1974 Grocott’s Mail 3 Sept. 3‘As the law stands at the moment, a black person born in a rural community remains classified as a farm labourer for the rest of his days regardless of whether he has a matric or even a higher educational qualification,’ said Mr. Dennis Bush, local director of the BAAB.
1985 Platzky & Walker Surplus People 5They were informed by the police and the Baab that they were to be moved to a place called Glenmore. [Note] The shortened name for Bantu Affairs Administration Board.
administration board. Also attributive.

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