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Meaning of “multicultural” in the English Dictionary

"multicultural" in British English

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multiculturaladjective

uk   /ˌmʌl.tiˈkʌl.tʃər.əl/  us   /-t̬iˈkʌl.tʃɚ-/
includingpeople who have many different ​customs and ​beliefs: Britain is ​increasingly a multicultural society.
(Definition of multicultural from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"multicultural" in American English

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multiculturaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌmʌl·tiˈkʌl·tʃər·əl, ˌmʌlˌtɑɪ-/
relating to a ​number of different ​cultures, esp. to the ​traditions of ​people of different ​religions and ​races: The ​schoolboardstronglyendorsed a ​curriculum that ​reflected a multicultural ​education.
multiculturalism
noun [U]  us   /ˌmʌl·tiˈkʌl·tʃər·əˌlɪz·əm, ˌmʌl·tɑɪ-/
(Definition of multicultural from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"multicultural" in Business English

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multiculturaladjective

uk   us   /ˌmʌltiˈkʌltʃərəl/
relating to or ​includingpeople from different ​cultures: How do we ​create a truly multicultural ​organization and still have a common ​culture in the ​company? a multicultural ​society/​workforce
(Definition of multicultural from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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