Meaning of cultural pluralism

cul'tural plu'ralism

Pronunciation: [key]
— Sociol. Sociol.
  1. a condition in which minority groups participate fully in the dominant society, yet maintain their cultural differences.
  2. a doctrine that a society benefits from such a condition.
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