Eurocentric

adjective
Eu·​ro·​cen·​tric | \ ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce Eurocentric (audio) \

Definition of Eurocentric

: centered on Europe or the Europeans especially : reflecting a tendency to interpret the world in terms of European or Anglo-American values and experiences

Other Words from Eurocentric

Eurocentrism \ ˌyu̇r-​ə-​ˈsen-​ˌtri-​zəm How to pronounce Eurocentric (audio) \ noun
Eurocentrist \ ˌyu̇r-​ə-​ˈsen-​trist How to pronounce Eurocentric (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Eurocentric

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Eurocentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eurocentric. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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