View definitions for ethnicity


noun as in ethnic background

Strong matches

Discover More

Example Sentences

Racial disparities also increased or decreased depending on how dark it was outside, which the report suggested could be because some people were stopped more often when officers could more easily perceive their race or ethnicity.

The other issue is the lack of a uniform way to count race and ethnicity.

Teachers had already made predictions of their students’ exam scores, but previous studies had shown that these could be biased on the basis of age, gender, and ethnicity.

This data is largely incomplete, though, because the majority of occupants – 736 – did not report their ethnicity.

The panel should not base its decisions on ethnicity or race—but it also cannot ignore the influence those factors will have on demand.

From Fortune

Muslim refers to religion while Arab is an ethnicity and in fact more than 60 percent of Arab Americans are Christians.

The Southerners had history, ethnicity, culture, slavery, religion, and a quasi-aristocratic honor society to hold them together.

Everyone is a target at any moment despite his ethnicity or belief.

Working as a busboy in Miami during the 1980s, Rameau often faced racism due to his ethnicity.

When will the FBI finally stop using religion and ethnicity as a reason to investigate Americans?


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ethnicity, such as: nationality, race, background, identity, and origin.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.