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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.
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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
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Word Origin and History for eurocentrism

Eurocentric

adj.

1963, from Euro- + -centric.

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