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

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

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That future is bilingual, bicultural, at times in English, other times in Spanish. David Bauder, The Seattle Times, "Brokaw says he feels terrible commentary offended Hispanics," 28 Jan. 2019 And so another Puerto Rican culinary legend has left a hole in the bicultural paradox of the diaspora’s need to feel connected in our world of ni de aqui, ni de alla. Illyanna Maisonet, San Francisco Chronicle, "The quest to preserve Puerto Rican culture with food," 21 May 2018 An open archway leads to this sunny enclave, revealing a conglomeration of objects and art including gold armadillos, a longhorn-skull bowl and various depictions of the Hindu deity Shiva, mirroring Sircar's bicultural upbringing. Arielle Paul,, "My Favorite Room: Tiya Sircar brings Texas and India to her living room," 21 Apr. 2018 But Stavans said that could Ojeda-Sague still could communicate his bicultural experience without switching tongues. Cassie Owens,, "Philly's Gabriel Ojeda-Sague explores identity through Jazzercise in book of poems," 16 Apr. 2018 The only program of its kind in the country, it was created in 2007 to address the state’s critical shortage of doctors—especially bilingual, bicultural ones—in underserved communities. Robert Ito, Los Angeles Magazine, "Doctors Who Got Degrees Abroad Are Coming to L.A. to Work in Underserved Communities," 9 Apr. 2018 That would be the bicultural fluidity so central to many immigrant New Yorkers. Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Times, "Review: Hopscotching Between Worlds in ‘My Dear Brooklyn’," 18 Mar. 2018 Part of the metro Vancouver area, Richmond is a bicultural city located to the south, about a 30-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Kai Oliver-kurtin, USA TODAY, "Eight ways to experience Asia in Vancouver," 15 Feb. 2018 The embrace of the bicultural market extends beyond music. Leila Cobo, Billboard, "Beyond 'Despacito': Why Latin's New Wave Is Here to Stay," 3 Nov. 2017

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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