Adjective "ethnically" definition and examples

(Ethnically may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɛθnɪkli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

With reference to birth, origins, or cultural background.
  1. 'You have a monolithic ethnically homogenous white population unthreatened by small marginal minorities of recent immigrants.'
  2. 'India, the most populated country in South Asia, is ethnically fragmented along cultural, religious, and linguistic lines.'
  3. 'On the other hand, imposing the criteria of ethnically defined borders in relation to Kosovo held even greater dangers than in the rest of former Yugoslavia.'
  4. 'For companies with an ethnically diverse workforce, English is often the second language.'
  5. 'Nineteenth-century American literary writers also did their part to perpetuate the idea that Irish-Americans were ethnically inferior.'

More definitions

1. pertaining to or characteristic of a people, especially a group (ethnic group) sharing a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, or the like.

2. referring to the origin, classification, characteristics, etc., of such groups.

3. being a member of an ethnic group, especially of a group that is a minority within a larger society: ethnic Chinese in San Francisco.

4. of, relating to, or characteristic of members of such a group.

5. belonging to or deriving from the cu

More examples(as adjective)

"populations can be ethnically."

"countries can be ethnically."

Origin

(ethnic)