[eth-ni-kuh l] /ˈɛθ nɪ kəl/
of, relating to, or concerned with ethnology.
[eth-nik] /ˈɛθ nɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characteristic of a people, especially a group (ethnic group) sharing a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, or the like. 2. referring to the origin, classification, characteristics, etc., of such groups. 3. being a member of an ethnic group, especially of a group that is a minority […]
noun 1. the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a society, as by genocide or forced emigration. noun 1. (euphemistic) the violent removal by one ethnic group of other ethnic groups from the population of a particular area: used esp of the activities of Serbs against Croats and Muslims in the former […]
[eth-nis-i-tee] /ɛθˈnɪs ɪ ti/ noun, plural ethnicities. 1. an group; a social group that shares a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, or the like: Representatives of several ethnicities were present. 2. ethnic traits, background, allegiance, or association: The graph shows class enrollment by gender and ethnicity. n. “ethnic character,” 1953, from ethnic + -ity. […]
- Ethnic minority
noun 1. an immigrant or racial group regarded by those claiming to speak for the cultural majority as distinct and unassimilated noun a group that has different cultural traditions from the main population