multicultural

adjective mul·ti·cul·tur·al \ ˌməl-tē-ˈkəlch-rəl , -ˌtī- , -ˈkəl-chə- \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of multicultural

: of, relating to, reflecting, or adapted to diverse cultures
  • a multicultural society
  • multicultural education
  • a multicultural menu

multiculturalism

play \-rə-ˌli-zəm\ noun

multiculturalist

\-rə-list\ noun or adjective

multiculturally

\-rə-lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of multicultural

1935


MULTICULTURAL Defined for English Language Learners

multicultural

adjective

Definition of multicultural for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or including many different cultures


MULTICULTURAL Defined for Kids

multicultural

adjective mul·ti·cul·tur·al \ ˌməl-ˌtē-ˈkəl-chə-rəl \

Definition of multicultural for Students

: relating to or made up of several different cultures
  • a multicultural society


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