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cul'tural relativ'ity



Sociol.
a concept that cultural norms and values derive their meaning within a specific social context. Also called cul'tural rel'ativism. Cf. ethnocentrism (def. 2).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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