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multicultural (adj.)

also multi-cultural, of a society, "consisting of varied cultural groups," by 1941; see multi- "many"+ culture (n.) + -al (1). At first often in a Canadian context. Picked up by U.S. education writers 1980s; widespread popular use from c. 1990.

updated on March 20, 2019

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Definitions of multicultural from WordNet

multicultural (adj.)
of or relating to or including several cultures;
a multicultural event
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