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1. ethnocentrism

noun. ['ˌɛθnoʊˈsɛntrɪzəm'] belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group.

Synonyms

  • partiality

Antonyms

  • fairness
  • dislike

Etymology

  • -centrism (English)
  • ethno- (English)
  • ἔθνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word ethnocentrism


1. Noun, singular or mass
They understand the cultural differences and let them stand without introducing their own ethnocentrism.

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