ethnic

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Ethnic is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɛθ.nɪk/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
ethnic

Comparative
more ethnic

Superlative
most ethnic

  1. (usually before the noun) An ethnic group is a group related by race, culture, and/or nationality.
    The Irish are the largest, but least visible, ethnic minority in Britain.
    The school has students from over 20 different ethnic backgrounds.

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