ethnic makeup meaning, ethnic makeup definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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ethnic

  
1       adj   Ethnic means connected with or relating to different racial or cultural groups of people.  
usu ADJ n  
...a survey of Britain's ethnic minorities., ...ethnic tensions.     
  ethnically      adv   usu ADV -ed/adj  
...a predominantly young, ethnically mixed audience.     
2       adj   You can use ethnic to describe people who belong to a particular racial or cultural group but who, usually, do not live in the country where most members of that group live.  
ADJ n  
There are still several million ethnic Germans in Russia.     
  ethnically      adv   ADV adj  
...a large ethnically Albanian population.     
3       adj   Ethnic clothing, music, or food is characteristic of the traditions of a particular ethnic group, and different from what is usually found in modern Western culture.  
...a magnificent range of ethnic fabrics.     


ethnic cleansing     
Ethnic cleansing is the process of using violent methods to force certain groups of people out of a particular area or country.      n-uncount  
  (disapproval)   
In late May, government forces began the `ethnic cleansing' of the area around the town.     
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n.
person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner

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