Definition of multicultural in English:



  • Relating to or containing several cultural or ethnic groups within a society.

    ‘multicultural education’
    • ‘But in a supposedly multicultural society like ours, it seems crazy that it should enjoy a monopoly.’
    • ‘Being truly multicultural should involve respecting all cultures and traditions, she said.’
    • ‘The celebration was part of the nursery's multicultural projects and as a leaving party for the school age children.’
    • ‘We are a multicultural society that is supposed to welcome and thrive on diversity.’
    • ‘Nor is the Toronto police force even roughly reflective of the multicultural nature of Toronto.’
    • ‘Our multicultural society will officially tolerate anything except racial or cultural intolerance.’
    • ‘It is time to say enough is enough before the unique fabric of this multicultural society is destroyed by the enemies within.’
    • ‘At the core of my identity as an Australian is our multicultural and multireligious society.’
    • ‘The festival last week was charged with a modern-day energy and a multicultural feel.’
    • ‘What kind of issues do you face trying to offer multicultural education to these youth?’
    • ‘I was used to people inviting me to join them for all kinds of multicultural menus.’
    • ‘The Victorian terraces are owned and rented by a cross section of London's multicultural population.’
    • ‘A multicultural society should be inclusive rather than divisive and this is something we all need to work at.’
    • ‘As our area is not very multicultural at all, there weren't even any minority groups who could visit and share their culture.’
    • ‘We live in a very multicultural society where respect and tolerance are just as important as free speech.’
    • ‘I'm proud of our multicultural society, where curry is the nation's favourite dish.’
    • ‘Britain is a multicultural society, but most people do not live in multicultural communities.’
    • ‘Their cross cultural and linguistic skills could be especially valuable in a multicultural society.’
    • ‘This has given the city a modern, functional and multicultural feel.’
    • ‘They facilitate the exploration of local identity and are a way of engaging people in multicultural dialogues.’