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multicultural

[muhl-tee-kuhl-cher-uh l, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈkʌl tʃər əl, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or representing several different cultures or cultural elements:
a multicultural society.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; multi- + cultural
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British Dictionary definitions for multi cultural

multicultural

/ˌmʌltɪˈkʌltʃərəl/
adjective
1.
consisting of, relating to, or designed for the cultures of several different races
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Word Origin and History for multi cultural

multicultural

adj.

also multi-cultural, 1941, from multi- + cultural. At first often in a Canadian context. Picked up by U.S. education writers 1980s; widespread popular use from c.1990.

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