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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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the draft preamble to the Latvian Constitution is in clear risk of a breach of the common European values and principle of effective democratic participation irrespective of the ethnical origin of citizens.
On one thousand pages of the Dictionary there is not a single letter about this minority and its ethnical, cultural, demographical, and geographical characteristics," Barka stated and he also criticized the representatives of the Greek minority whom he accuses of selling out the ethnical at the expense of their personal interests.
Secondly he argues that several theories based on ethnical and archaeological material have been used to benefit in contemporary political discourse.
Lemkin's achievement was the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which defined genocide as "any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group, as such: Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; Deliberately inflicting on the group the condition of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.
In addition to its first definition of killing "with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group," the Statute mimics the Genocide Convention, asserting that causing "mental harm to members of the group" also constitutes genocide.
The NCDA Ethnical Standards (NCDA, 1991) state that when using computer-based information systems, "career counselors must ensure that the systems provide current, accurate, and locally relevant information" (Section, B.
Seven reports referred to a review process for assuring compliance with ethnical standards.
All these tests are carried out within strict medical and ethnical guidelines and any risk to you is minimal.
They know that moral and ethnical prescripts grow out of communal living.
it generated a flurry of interest for the little European country, its peculiar form of democracy and its way of co-opting diverse ethnical cultures.
We have laid a good ground to increase diversity in terms of gender, ethnical background and educational background and now we need an intensified focus on implementing this strategy," says Johan Karlstrom.
The Supreme Council also reviewed the security and day-to-day life in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a result of the Serbian aggression, the heinous crimes and ethnical genocides being committed by Serbian regular and irregular army against humanity in that civil-war stricken country, the violations of UN charters and flagrant challenge of the international legitimacy.