ethnicity


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eth·nic·i·ty

 (ĕth-nĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. Ethnic character, background, or affiliation.
2. An ethnic group.

eth•nic•i•ty

(ɛθˈnɪs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. ethnic traits, background, allegiance, or association.
2. an ethnic group: Representatives of several ethnicities were present.
[1945–50]

ethnicity

A person’s ethnic background.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ethnicity - an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural tiesethnicity - an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties; "ethnicity has a strong influence on community status relations"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
Translations

ethnicity

[eθˈnɪsɪtɪ] Netnicidad f

ethnicity

[ɛθˈnɪsɪti] nethnicité fethnic minority nminorité f ethnique

ethnicity

n origen étnico, identidad étnica
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