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Eurocentric

[yoo r-uh-sen-trik, yur-] /ˌyʊər əˈsɛn trɪk, ˌyɜr-/
adjective
1.
centered on Europe and Europeans.
2.
considering Europe and Europeans as focal to world culture, history, economics, etc.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; Euro- + -centric
Related forms
Eurocentrism, noun
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  • eurocentrism is a worldview of the academic mainstream.
British Dictionary definitions for eurocentrism

Eurocentric

/ˌjʊərəʊˈsɛntrɪk/
adjective
1.
chiefly concerned with or concentrating on Europe and European culture: the Eurocentric curriculum
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Word Origin and History for eurocentrism

Eurocentric

adj.

1963, from Euro- + -centric.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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