bi·​cul·​tur·​al | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈkəl-chər-əl How to pronounce bicultural (audio) \

Definition of bicultural

: of, relating to, or including two distinct cultures bicultural education

Other Words from bicultural

biculturalism \ (ˌ)bī-​ˈkəl-​chər-​ə-​ˌli-​zəm How to pronounce bicultural (audio) \ noun

Examples of bicultural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chicanos Por La Causa operates the only fully bilingual, bicultural domestic violence program in Arizona at its De Colores shelter. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, 27 Dec. 2021 The band La Santa Cecilia, named for the patron saint of music, is dedicated to voicing the experience of a new bicultural generation in the United States. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Oct. 2021 The center of our bicultural banquet remained empty, awaiting its diva, which still sat uncovered in the oven so that its skin would remain as crispy as possible. Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2021 His stunning 2016 LP Private Energy broke through to Latinx kids for its honest, open-hearted examination of bicultural identity and brownness in the U.S., explored with a gentle hand and glowing production. Julyssa Lopez, Rolling Stone, 25 Oct. 2021 Those artists effectively ushered in a new subgenre of Mexican music that found wide acceptance with a young generation of bilingual, bicultural listeners — and helped redefine regional Mexican music. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 7 Oct. 2021 The brand pays homage to Naomi’s bicultural heritage in the meaning of the name KINLÒ, with both Kin and Lo meaning 'gold' in Japanese and Haitian Creole respectively. Yola Robert, Forbes, 8 Sep. 2021 Kim leads bilingual and bicultural workshops and conferences for Korean American parents, students and community leaders. Dallas News, 14 Sep. 2021 After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Janie Ocejo put her social work education and bilingual, bicultural background to work by supporting Madison’s Hispanic folks through positions at various community organizations. Sonya Chechik And Kirien Sprecher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 June 2021

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First Known Use of bicultural

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Bicultural.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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