Definition of 'ethnic'
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Were there differences between people of different racial or ethnic groups or of different ages? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Other groups have been formed to look at winning support from young voters and ethnic minorities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet about the same percentage say their church is predominantly one racial or ethnic group. Christianity Today (2000)It is not to attack any particular religion or ethnic group or culture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The real picture here is of a country where ethnic and religious uniformity is largely the norm. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These concentrations of ethnic groups can be explained partly by residential segregation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The same is true of racial and ethnic minorities. Sociology (1995)Ethnic minority groups that have been seeking more administrative and judicial autonomy in their home areas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Do you think the parties need to do more to encourage more people from ethnic minorities to take up politics? The Sun (2010)They will be asked whether their teachers say negative things or have lower academic expectations of people from some cultural or ethnic groups. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When we know that certain ethnic minorities have poorer job prospects or fewer qualifications, policy can be changed to address the problems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The alleged incidents come amid growing concern for about 230,000 ethnic Tamil civilians. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'ethnic'
British English: ethnic /ˈɛθnɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Ethnic means relating to different racial or cultural groups of people.
...Britain's ethnic minorities.
- American English: ethnic
- Arabic: عِرْقِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: étnico
- Chinese: 种族的
- Croatian: etnički
- Czech: etnický
- Danish: etnisk
- Dutch: etnisch
- European Spanish: étnico
- Finnish: etninen
- French: ethnique
- German: ethnisch
- Greek: εθνικός
- Italian: etnico
- Japanese: 民族の
- Korean: 인종의
- Norwegian: etnisk
- Polish: etyczny
- European Portuguese: étnico
- Romanian: etnic
- Russian: этнический
- Spanish: étnico
- Swedish: etnisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับเชื้อชาติ
- Turkish: etnik
- Ukrainian: етнічний
- Vietnamese: thuộc sắc tộc
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