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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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ethnocentrism

(ˌɛθnəʊˈsɛnˌtrɪzəm)
n
(Sociology) belief in the intrinsic superiority of the nation, culture, or group to which one belongs, often accompanied by feelings of dislike for other groups
ˌethnoˈcentric adj
ˌethnoˈcentrically adv
ˌethnocenˈtricity n
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eth•no•cen•trism

(ˌɛθ noʊˈsɛn trɪz əm)

n.
1. the belief in the inherent superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture.
2. a tendency to view alien groups or cultures from the perspective of one's own.
[1905–10]
eth`no•cen′tric, adj.
eth`no•cen′tri•cal•ly, adv.
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ethnocentrism

the belief in the superiority of one’s own group or culture. Also ethnocentricity. — ethnocentric, adj.
See also: Anthropology
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ethnocentrism

Invented by W.G. Summer to mean a “view of things in which one’s own group is the center of everything and all others are scaled and rated with reference to it.”
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ethnocentrism - belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group
partisanship, partiality - an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
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Translations
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エスノセントリズム
etnocentrismo

ethnocentrism

[ˌeθnəʊˈsentrɪzəm] Netnocentrismo m
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