- noun /mʌltɪˈkʌltʃəɹəlɪz(ə)m/The characteristics of a society, city etc. which has many different ethnic or national cultures mingling freely; political or social policies which support or encourage such coexistence.
Something had to replace the threat of communism, and at last a workable substitute is at hand. "Multiculturalism," as the new menace is known, has been denounced in the media recently as the new McCarthyism, the new fundamentalism, even the new totalitarianism take your choice.
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Multiculturalism — is the appreciation, acceptance or promotion of multiple cultures, applied to the demographic make up of a specific place, usually at the organizational level, e.g. schools, businesses, neighborhoods, cities, or nations. In a political context… … Wikipedia
multiculturalism — MULTICULTURALÍSM s. n. calitatea de a fi multicultural. (< multicultural + ism) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN … Dicționar Român
multiculturalism — (n.) 1965, from MULTICULTURAL (Cf. multicultural) + ISM (Cf. ism) … Etymology dictionary
multiculturalism — [n] doctrine acknowledging contributions and interests of many cultures cross culturalism, cultural diversity, diversity, ethnic inclusiveness, ethnic mosaic, multiracialism, pluralism; concepts 665,689 … New thesaurus
multiculturalism — [mul΄tē kul′chər əl iz΄əm] n. the policy or practice of giving equal attention or representation to the cultural needs and contributions of all the groups in a society: special emphasis may be given to minority groups underrepresented in the past … English World dictionary
multiculturalism — A multicultural society is one in which all ethnic groups feel accepted and included. Multiculturalism is an ideology advocating that society should comprise, or at least allow and include, distinct cultural groups of equal status. It began as … Glossary of UK Government and Politics
multiculturalism — /mʌltiˈkʌltʃərəlɪzəm/ (say multee kulchuhruhlizuhm) noun 1. the maintenance of more than one culture within a society, ideally with equal rights and opportunities for all, regardless of ethnic origin: *And after all, on the whole, Australian… … Australian English dictionary
multiculturalism — [[t]mʌ̱ltikʌ̱ltʃərəlɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant … English dictionary
multiculturalism — A movement to broaden the range of cultures we study, in contrast to the prevailing (traditional ethnocentric and racist) opinion that the great accomplishments have been made almost exclusively by males of European descent (DWMs).… … Glossary of Art Terms
multiculturalism — multicultural ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or constituting several cultural or ethnic groups. DERIVATIVES multiculturalism noun multiculturalist noun & adjective … English terms dictionary