Meaning of interethnic in English:


Pronunciation /ɪntərˈɛθnɪk/


  • Occurring between or involving people of different ethnicities.

    ‘land scarcity is cited as a source of increasing interethnic conflict in the region’
    • ‘programmes should be designed to promote positive interethnic relations among students’
    • ‘Rather than using the environment to facilitate alliances with outsiders, environmental unity came to stand for common interethnic interests.’
    • ‘Freshly returned from study in America, Radha has a progressive view of interethnic relations.’
    • ‘Historically, these issues had been the cause of interethnic divisions.’
    • ‘From 1967 to 1970, the country was embroiled in a civil war - the consequence of an interethnic power struggle - in which more than a million people died.’
    • ‘Local politicians, many of whom are themselves minorities, recognize the need to acknowledge diversity and, on some level, encourage interethnic cooperation.’
    • ‘Given the size of the Hispanic population and the forecast for growth in the coming decades, interethnic marriages are expected to increase as well.’
    • ‘Interethnic violence has erupted from time to time.’
    • ‘The primary issue is neither inter-ethnic nor inter-religious but inter-generational.’
    • ‘Interethnic violence had earlier caused the partial separation of the two communities.’
    • ‘English is the language of interethnic communication, administration, government, trade and commerce, and education.’
    • ‘The social importance of the institution makes interethnic marriage an issue of considerable stress.’
    • ‘People generally marry within their own religious sect and ethnic group, although interethnic marriages are not uncommon.’
    • ‘The hope was to encourage interethnic cooperation in election campaigning.’
    • ‘The country was not yet seriously challenged by separatist sentiments, religious radicalism or interethnic conflict.’
    • ‘In racially and ethnically integrated schools, it is far too common to have interracial and interethnic conflicts between and among students.’
    • ‘In peacekeeping, these efforts typically identified areas of interethnic strife that might manifest itself as violence.’
    • ‘The interethnic balance of this country was severely tested in the past two weeks, but it did not crack.’
    • ‘Some people believe that to bring up the incident will revive bad memories and interethnic animosity.’
    • ‘Most of the town's population, estimated at between 200 000 and 350 000, fled in early May with the onset of another round of interethnic clashes.’
    • ‘After the matches the young sportsmen, local government, NGO, media, and youth organisation representatives discussed interethnic issues.’
    • ‘Schools that have a diverse student body are likely to experience interethnic tensions.’