cultural diversity


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cul·tur·al di·ver·si·ty

(kŭl'chūr-ăl dī-ver'si-tē),
The inevitable variety in customs, attitudes, practices, and behavior that exists among groups of people from different ethnic, racial, or national backgrounds who come into contact.

cul·tur·al di·ver·si·ty

(kŭl'chŭr-ăl di-vĕr'si-tē)
The inevitable variety in customs, attitudes, practices, and behavior that exists among groups of people from different ethnic, racial, or national backgrounds who come into contact.

cultural diversity,

n a population consisting of two or more cultural groups.
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Directed by the example set by the Endowment and, as recently proposed, a revived Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, arts institutions should be encouraged better to represent the cultural diversity of the United States, including the work of women, African-Americans, Native-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans, ethnic and religious groups, gay men and lesbians, and the economically disadvantaged.
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