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



BrE BrE//ʊˈbʊntʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ʊˈbʊntʊ//
[uncountable] (South African English)
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the idea that people are not only individuals but live in a community and must share things and care for each other The concept of ubuntu involves deep concern for others and having sound morals. The rekindling of the spirit of Ubuntu will restore tolerance and dialogue. Word OriginXhosa and Zulu.