- the holding by one person of two or more offices at the same time.
- plurality (def. 7a).
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Example sentences from the Web for pluralism
But a democratic, pluralist Egypt is a safer neighbor in the long term than one held together by barbed wire and policemen.
Theocratic democracies balance official religions with democratic institutions and pluralist practices.
Instead of fostering a pluralist Zionist conversation, they largely promote a limited set of views.
There was a great deal about the monist and pluralist views of the universe.The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James
Further theism enriches and enhances the pluralist's ideal by all the ineffable blessedness that the presence of God must yield.The Christian Faith Under Modern Searchlights|William Hallock Johnson
I derive a very comfortable income from my various offices, and I am a pluralist.An Englishman in Paris|Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Why does he immediately add that for the pluralist to plead the non-mutation of such abstractions would be an ignoratio elenchi?Essays in Radical Empiricism|William James
One more extract, partly aimed at Dr. Trapp as a pluralist, must suffice.
British Dictionary definitions for pluralism
Derived forms of pluralismpluralist, noun, adjectivepluralistic, adjective
Cultural definitions for pluralism
A conviction that various religious, ethnic, racial, and political groups should be allowed to thrive in a single society. In metaphysics, pluralism can also mean an alternative to dualism and monism. A pluralist asserts that there are more than two kinds of principles, whereas the dualist maintains there are only two and a monist only one.