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ethnic

eth·nic

ethnic

 
 
pronunciation:
eth nihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or related to a large group of people who share a distinctive culture, language, or religion, or who are of the same race or national heritage.
Japanese and Chinese immigrants made up two of Hawaii's major ethnic groups in 1900.We chose this school for our children because of its ethnic diversity.
 
definition 2: pertaining to the origin or classification of groups according to criteria such as culture, race, religion, nationality, or language.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a member of an ethnic group.
derivation: ethnically (adv.)
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