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[mass noun] The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition:‘the interrelationship between gender, ethnicity, and class’[count noun] ‘the diverse experience of women of different ethnicities’
- ‘Cultural identity is commonly defined in terms of nationality rather than ethnicity.’
- ‘The federal workforce is also as diverse as the public as a whole in terms of ethnicity and gender, though it is better educated.’
- ‘Cultural history has also joined with social history to stimulate new thinking about ethnicity and gender.’
- ‘When immigrants express such extremist views, they feel the land belongs to them by virtue of their ethnicity.’
- ‘Race, class, and ethnicity continue to play an overwhelming role in national life.’
- ‘They're too busy glugging pints to care what color, nationality or ethnicity their next door neighbor is.’
- ‘The findings, in terms of ethnicity and social class differences, are stark.’
- ‘It will also be stimulating for readers interested in ethnicity, identity, and the creation of empires.’
- ‘They reflect the increasing importance of ethnicity in national and local politics.’
- ‘It has always been accepted in New Zealand that people can decide their ethnicity themselves.’
- ‘Despite the emphasis on nationalism, ethnicity is still a force in Namibian society.’
- ‘Most of my friends are of different ethnicities, religions and nationalities.’
- ‘Korea is one of the few countries in which ethnicity and nationality coincide.’
- ‘They were people of all races, religions, ethnicities, and social origins.’
- ‘The human family encompasses a rich diversity of ages, genders, ethnicities, abilities and sexual orientations.’
- ‘The HIV epidemic is no longer a matter of ethnicity or sexuality - now it's a gender issue.’
- ‘We would hope that they would be of the same race or ethnicity as the person they are observing.’
- ‘Their membership has become more balanced in terms of gender and race or ethnicity.’
- ‘Beneath the all important religious divisions lurked anxieties about nationhood and ethnicity.’
- ‘The labor force has always been divided on the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender.’
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