Definition of multiculturalism in English:

multiculturalism

noun

mass noun
  • The presence of, or support for the presence of, several distinct cultural or ethnic groups within a society.

    ‘our commitment to the values of multiculturalism’
    ‘the schools promote multiculturalism and inclusiveness’
    • ‘Neo-conservatives incorrectly portray multiculturalism and women's movements as standing outside and against nationalism.’
    • ‘A third lesson from this venture underscores the importance of multiculturalism in higher education.’
    • ‘"His commitment to multiculturalism helped me overcome my distaste for academia," she said.’
    • ‘In spite of official multiculturalism policies in Canada, she will have a difficult time raising bilingual children.’
    • ‘Multiculturalism is celebrated in many places around the world; there is no reason why Keighley shouldn't be proud of theirs.’
    • ‘Since the 1980s, debates among progressives have increasingly embraced the concept of multiculturalism.’
    • ‘Probably the most talked about part of her policy has been her opposition to multiculturalism.’
    • ‘The disclosure will add to the intense debate over multiculturalism in British society.’
    • ‘These are contradictions within liberal multiculturalism that liberals have not yet begun to address.’
    • ‘We must change our curricula to embrace multiculturalism.’

Pronunciation

multiculturalism

/ˌmʌltɪˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)lɪz(ə)m/