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Eurocentric

[yoo r-uh-sen-trik, yur-]
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adjective
  1. centered on Europe and Europeans.
  2. considering Europe and Europeans as focal to world culture, history, economics, etc.

Origin of Eurocentric

First recorded in 1960–65; Euro- + -centric
Related formsEu·ro·cen·trism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for eurocentrism

Eurocentric

adjective
  1. chiefly concerned with or concentrating on Europe and European culturethe Eurocentric curriculum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for eurocentrism

Eurocentric

adj.

1963, from Euro- + -centric.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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