Multiculturalism is the practice of giving equal attention to many different backgrounds in a particular setting.
An example of multiculturalism is an honors classroom with students from several different countries and who speak different languages.
the policy or practice of giving overt recognition to the cultural needs and contributions of all the groups in a society, esp. of those minority groups regarded as having been neglected in the past
(countable and uncountable, plural multiculturalisms)
From multi- +"Ž cultural +"Ž -ism.
- Epcot Center is half futuristic, half a celebration of multiculturalism as guests explore various country mock ups in the World Showcase, as well as exhilarating science-based attractions in Future World.
- In the late 1960s and 1970s, the concepts of multicultural education begin to emerge, and by the 1980s, an entire body of scholarship addressing multiculturalism existed.