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(ˌyʊər əˈsɛn trɪk, ˌyɜr-)

1. centered on Europe and Europeans.
2. considering Europe and Europeans as focal to world culture, economics, etc.
Eu`ro•cen′trism, n.
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Adj.1.Europocentric - focussed on Europe and the Europeans
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