ethnocentric


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eth·no·cen·trism

 (ĕth′nō-sĕn′trĭz′əm)
n.
1. Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group.
2. Overriding concern with ethnicity.

eth′no·cen′tric (-trĭk) adj.
eth′no·cen′tri·cal·ly adv.
eth′no·cen·tric′i·ty (-sĕn-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adj.1.ethnocentric - centered on a specific ethnic group, usually one's own
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ethnocentric

[ˌeθnəʊˈsentrɪk] ADJetnocéntrico

ethnocentric

[ˌɛθnəʊˈsɛntrɪk] adjethnocentrique
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