Definition of pluralism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈplʊərəlɪzəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʊrəlɪzəm//
    [uncountable] (formal) Race
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  1. 1the existence of many different groups of people in one society, for example people of different races or of different political or religious beliefs cultural pluralism See related entries: Race
  2. 2the belief that it is possible and good for different groups of people to live together in peace in one society
  3. 3(usually disapproving) the fact of having more than one job or position at the same time, especially in the Church
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pluralism