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Definition of Multicultural

(adjective) Concerning two or more cultures.

Example of Multicultural

Multicultural Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˌməltiˈkəl(t)ʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
      • /ˌməltaɪˈkəl(t)ʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
    • British English
      • /ˌmʌltɪˈkʌltʃ(ə)rəl/
  • Syllabification: (mul·ti·cul·tur·al)

Usage Note

  • Sociologists study (noun) multiculturality and (noun) multiculturalism to examine (adverb) multiculturally relevant themes such as (noun) multiculturalists and the process of (noun) multiculturalization or how culture (verb) multiculturalizes.

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Cite the Definition of Multicultural

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “multicultural.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 26, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/multicultural/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

multicultural. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/multicultural/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “multicultural.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/multicultural/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“multicultural.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 26 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/multicultural/>.