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ethnic

 [eth´nik]
pertaining to a social group whose members share cultural bonds or physical (racial) characteristics.

ethnic

/eth·nic/ (eth´nik) pertaining to a group sharing cultural bonds or physical characteristics.

ethnic

(ĕth′nĭk) [Gr. ethnikos, of a nation]
Concerning groups of people within a cultural system who desire or are given a distinct classification based on traits such as religion, culture, language, or appearance.
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In his view, both monographs use archival sources and oral interviews to inaccurately argue that an ethnic Macedonian community existed in Toronto prior to 1939 (118).
Vanhanen then demonstrates that the primordialist perspective is congruous with research indicating that people are highly inclined to engage in ethnic and other forms of nepotism.
7% of the entire Canadian population was engaged with Facebook This shows that ethnic Canadians are engaged with mainstream online social hubs more so than their non ethnic counterparts.
The challenge for Suu Kyi, and for the government overall, is that the country's ethnic divisions defy easy solutions, even as popular expectations regarding Suu Kyi's power to bring about change run high.
At present the ethnic Bulgarians in Bulgaria are estimated at 5 million, the ethnic Turks at around 1 million, and the Roma at 1 million, according to the center.
Even if we have free elections at which the ethnic Albanian votes would not be lost, the victory will be again won by the Macedonian side," said Ismaili.
Will there always be a majority of the concerned ethnic group in the provincial assembly named after the ethnic group?
However, take-up of services by ethnic minority groups in this age group is also significantly different to that of the under 45s across the UK as a whole.
The Gallup survey found ethnic Indians and Chinese are also less likely than ethnic Malays to think the government is actively trying to bring its multicultural society together: Roughly half of ethnic Chinese (49%) and ethnic Indians (50%), compared with two-thirds of ethnic Malays (66%) say their government is doing enough to promote communal harmony.
Each article presents a unique account of how ethnic conflicts are generated and which strategies are most effective for solving them.
Kazal pays special attention to Philadelpia's diverse German neighborhoods, which are characterized by different ethnic densities, religious, class and generational concentrations, and group interactions.