Meaning of multi-ethnic in English:



  • Relating to or constituting several ethnic groups.

    ‘a multi-ethnic society’
    • ‘How do they cope with the inevitable tensions that arise in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-religious society?’
    • ‘But he also suggested the cinema could help bring social cohesion in today's multi-ethnic British society.’
    • ‘It is certainly not, as is often assumed, an enlightened approach to running a multi-ethnic society.’
    • ‘White communities too have embraced change and adjusted to a multi-ethnic society.’
    • ‘There is an urgent need to improve the cross cultural validity of survey methods, particularly in multilingual, multi-ethnic societies’
    • ‘It was all to the good, as well, that the complex reality of a multi-ethnic society was more or less honestly addressed.’
    • ‘In our view that is simply not appropriate in an increasingly diverse, multi-ethnic society.’
    • ‘Can we build and strengthen a multi-ethnic army and security service before ethnic and tribal violence starts up again?’
    • ‘Ethiopia is a multi-ethnic state with a history of ethnic division.’
    • ‘His vision of Sri Lanka was of a united island-nation, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious.’
    • ‘London is a very multi-ethnic and cosmopolitan place.’
    • ‘The song would have to be multi-ethnic and multi-lingual so we can gain the support of the mainly immigrant communities in the other countries.’
    • ‘The UN has succeeded in organising elections, setting up local governing institutions and training a multi-ethnic police force.’
    • ‘We were multi-ethnic before the phrase was invented.’
    • ‘North Sumatra was picked because it is a multi-ethnic region, and is regarded as having a central role in Western Indonesia.’
    • ‘Clearly, this is a city obsessed with its own multi-ethnic mosaic and the cosmopolitan credibility it signifies.’
    • ‘A new constitution, due later this year, is expected to enshrine multi-ethnic values.’
    • ‘China has always been a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, and multi-dialect nation.’
    • ‘They will defend the unity and integrity of the multi-ethnic state.’
    • ‘Descendants and current members of this multi-ethnic working class continue to experience discrimination.’