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multicultural Syllabification: mul·ti·cul·tur·al
Pronunciation: /ˌməltēˈkəlCH(ə)rəl/

Definition of multicultural in English:


Of, relating to, or constituting several cultural or ethnic groups within a society: multicultural education
More example sentences
  • Our multicultural society will officially tolerate anything except racial or cultural intolerance.
  • It is time to say enough is enough before the unique fabric of this multicultural society is destroyed by the enemies within.
  • Their cross cultural and linguistic skills could be especially valuable in a multicultural society.



Example sentences
  • Your article bemoaning the end of multiculturalism is very interesting.
  • Issues like immigration and multiculturalism, previously not up for discussion, were now openly debated.
  • I put it to the panel that multiculturalism often ends up making us all divided into narrow categories, and can be restrictive.


noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • For multiculturalists, neither the melting pot nor the tomato soup metaphors are representative of the United States' society.
  • He's been arguing for many years that the multiculturalist system imposes a regime of Soviet-style censorship, under which the expression of controversial ideas is not tolerated; recent events allow him to confirm his claims.
  • He cannot be a multiculturalist if he leaves out an important section of the community from his Government.


Example sentences
  • Apparently, Canada succeeded where the U.S. had failed in assembling multiculturally diverse, heterogeneous groups of people.
  • In recent decades, marital and family therapy training programs have increasingly recognized the importance of preparing practitioners to become multiculturally competent.
  • We also provide frequent and genuine opportunities for students to practice being multiculturally reflective and critically conscious.

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