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multicultural Line breaks: multi|cul¦tur¦al
Pronunciation: /mʌltɪˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)l/

Definition of multicultural in English:


Relating to or containing 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
  • 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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