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ethnicity Line breaks: eth|ni¦city
Pronunciation: /ɛθˈnɪsɪti/

Definition of ethnicity in English:

noun (plural ethnicities)

[mass noun]
The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition: the interrelationship between gender, ethnicity, and class [count noun]: the diverse experience of women of different ethnicities
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  • The findings, in terms of ethnicity and social class differences, are stark.
  • They're too busy glugging pints to care what color, nationality or ethnicity their next door neighbor is.
  • Cultural identity is commonly defined in terms of nationality rather than ethnicity.
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