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ethnocentric

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adjective eth·no·cen·tric \ˌeth-nō-ˈsen-trik\

Simple Definition of ethnocentric

  • : having or based on the idea that your own group or culture is better or more important than others

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ethnocentric

  1. :  characterized by or based on the attitude that one's own group is superior

ethnocentricity play \-sen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
ethnocentrism play \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun

Examples of ethnocentric in a sentence

  1. The review was criticized for its ethnocentric bias.



1900

First Known Use of ethnocentric

1900


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