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Definition of "multiculturalism" []

  • The doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can coexist peacefully and equitably in a single country (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "multiculturalism" in a sentence
  • "However, polls show that the term multiculturalism is viewed positively by the majority of Quebeckers."
  • "By doing away with the term multiculturalism, and replacing it with pluralism, Canada can refocus the debate."
  • ""Before Trudeau supposedly invented multiculturalism and the language of diversity in politics, Diefenbaker and the Conservatives were ahead of him," he said, citing John Diefenbaker as the first prime minister who was neither English nor French, and Senator Paul Yuzyk, credited with popularizing the term multiculturalism in the 1960s."