Pluralism Definition

plo͝orə-lĭzəm
noun
The quality or condition of being plural, or of existing in more than one part or form.
Webster's New World
The existence within a nation or society of groups distinctive in ethnic origin, cultural patterns, religion, or the like.
Webster's New World
The belief that such a condition is desirable or socially beneficial.
American Heritage
The holding by one person of more than one office or church benefice at the same time.
Webster's New World
A policy of favoring the preservation of such groups within a given nation or society.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Pluralism

Noun

Singular:
pluralism
Plural:
pluralisms

Origin of Pluralism

  • plural +"Ž -ism

    From Wiktionary

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