HyperDic: ethnic

English > 3 senses of the word ethnic:
ADJECTIVEallethnic, cultural, ethnicaldenoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways / ways of living built up by a group of people
allethnic, heathen, heathenish, pagannot acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
NOUNperson ethnica person who is a member of an ethnic group
ethnic > pronunciation
Soundseh'thnihk
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English > ethnic: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdenoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways / ways of living built up by a group of people.
Examples
  • "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
  • "ethnic food"
Synonymscultural, ethnical
BroadersocialLiving together or enjoying / enjoying / enjoying / enjoying life in communities or organized groups
Spanishcultural, étnica, étnico
Catalancultural, ètnic
Nounsethnicityan ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural / cultural ties
Adverbsethnicallywith respect to ethnicity
English > ethnic: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam.
Synonymsheathen, heathenish, pagan
BroaderirreligiousHostile or indifferent to religion
Spanishétnico, pagano
Catalanpagà
English > ethnic: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is a member of an ethnic group.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishétnico

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