multiethnic

adjective mul·ti·eth·nic \ -ˈeth-nik \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of multiethnic

: made up of people of various ethnicities
  • a multiethnic country
; also : of, relating to, reflecting, or adapted to diverse ethnicities
  • multiethnic literature

multiethnicity

play \-ˌeth-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of multiethnic

1941

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MULTIETHNIC Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of multiethnic for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or including people from many ethnic groups


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