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Definition of Multicultural

(adjective) Concerning two or more cultures.

Example of Multicultural

Multicultural Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: mul·ti·cul·tur·al

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˌməltiˈkəl(t)ʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
  • British English – /ˌmʌltɪˈkʌltʃ(ə)rəl/

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 October 19, 2020 (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 October 19, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/multicultural/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“multicultural.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 19 Oct. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/multicultural/>.