nationality vs ethnicity

nationality ethnicity


  • 1) Political existence, independence or unity as a national entity.
  • 2) archaic Nationalism or patriotism.
  • 3) National, i.e. ethnic and/or cultural, character or identity.
  • 4) A people sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state.
  • 5) Membership of a particular nation or state, by origin, birth, naturalization, ownership, allegiance or otherwise.
  • 6) The status of belonging to a particular nation by origin, birth, or naturalization.
  • 7) National character.
  • 8) A people having common origins or traditions and often constituting a nation.
  • 9) Existence as a politically autonomous entity; national independence.
  • 10) Nationalism.
  • 11) The quality of being national, or strongly attached to one's own nation; patriotism.
  • 12) Existence as a distinct or individual nation; national unity and integrity.
  • 13) A race or people, as determined by common language and character, and not by political bias or divisions; a nation.
  • 14) The state or quality of belonging to or being connected with a nation or government by nativity, character, ownership, allegiance, etc..
  • 15) The sum of the qualities which distinguish a nation; national character.
  • 16) the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization
  • 17) people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
  • 18) The people constituting a particular nation; a nation; a race of people.
  • 19) Nationalism; devotion or strong attachment to one's own nation or country.
  • 20) Separate existence as a nation; national unity and integrity.
  • 21) Relationship as property, etc., to a particular nation, or to one or more of its members: as, the nationality of a ship.
  • 22) The fact of being a member of a particular nation; birth and membership in a particular nation; relationship by birth and race to a particular nation: as, the nationality of an immigrant.


  • 1) The common characteristics of a group of people.
  • 2) An ethnic group.
  • 3) Ethnic character, background, or affiliation.
  • 4) an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties


  • 1) There are all sorts of nationalities in this country and people should be accepted for who they are.
  • 2) The first 100 students admitted last year were drawn from 20 different nationalities.
  • 3) This year the six entrants are all of a different nationality.
  • 4) We were walking along saying hello to people of all nationalities.
  • 5) We are a squad of many different nationalities and backgrounds.
  • 6) It lacks any sense of common nationality.
  • 7) There is an increasing recognition of the need to be proactive with regard to dual nationality.
  • 8) Forty people of six nationalities were hurt in the crash.
  • 9) There are so many different nationalities here now.
  • 10) Poland allows people to hold dual nationality.
  • 11) His return hangs in the balance because he can claim nationality in the country where he is being held.
  • 12) The plans may be blocked by international courts which will argue the move robs people of their right to a nationality.
  • 13) Whether the individual is British or any nationality is irrelevant.
  • 14) There are 300 men of different nationalities.
  • 15) After their wedding he wasted no time in seeking British nationality.
  • 16) But our different nationalities don't cause any problems.
  • 17) Here is how Europe would look if its countries adopted the flags of their second largest nationality groups.
  • 18) One issue of concern in this area is the adverse impact that height and weight requirements may have on persons of some nationality groups.
  • 19) We had lots of people of all nationalities stay, and we would spend our lives taking people to the airport.
  • 20) ‘They can be obtained to show that administrative orders and notices are invalid, or exempt from taxation, or for confirming matters of marital status and nationality.’
  • 21) ‘The former will prohibit any discrimination based on gender, contracted workers' status, nationality, disability and old-school ties.’
  • 22) ‘They belong to everyone without distinction as to sex, marital status, race or nationality.’
  • 23) ‘The government's legislation was unlawful because it discriminated ‘on the ground of nationality or immigration status,’ he said.’
  • 24) ‘When he was charged the media seemed a bit shy of mentioning his nationality or immigration status.’
  • 25) ‘The notion that language equals nationality and therefore personal identity is foolish.’
  • 26) ‘You will never be mistaken as belonging to another nationality or religion.’
  • 27) ‘His nationality gave him minority status among even the minorities, and, as such, he believed, was never given due respect for his military knowledge.’
  • 28) ‘Firstly, fascism discriminates between enterprises and families according to whether they belong to the favoured nationality.’
  • 29) ‘Personal identities such as race, religion, sexuality, nationality and gender are personal and complex matters.’
  • 30) ‘Differential treatment of persons for nationality and immigration purposes cannot therefore in itself be unacceptable under international law.’
  • 31) ‘That was the reason it slipped in there, because otherwise we would have had to take people of British nationality as our free citizens.’
  • 32) ‘All are male and belong to the titular nationality of their country, therefore gender and ethnicity were not considered in any depth.’
  • 33) ‘The cadres of this organisation do not belong to any single nationality or ethnic group.’
  • 34) ‘I will not permit considerations of gender, race, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, nationality, or social standing to influence my duty of care.’
  • 35) ‘Classes can be defined by almost any characteristic, such as income, hair color, age, nationality, or sexual habits.’
  • 36) ‘It means hatred against any group of persons defined by reference to colour, race, nationality (including citizenship) or ethnic or national origins.’
  • 37) ‘It was not suggested that Sikhs were a group defined by colour, race, nationality or national origins and the argument turned entirely upon whether they were a group defined by ethnic origins.’
  • 38) ‘There are all sorts of arguments about whether people automatically get nationality or whether the new State has complete discretion over these issues and so on.’
  • 39) ‘It sets out both countries' duties to re-admit their own citizens, and identifies how nationality will be determined if it is disputed.’
  • 40) ‘At that time the Race Relations Act did not outlaw discrimination on grounds of nationality but only national origin.’
  • 41) ‘The existing oath of allegiance for people seeking British nationality is to be changed to a citizenship pledge.’
  • 42) ‘It should be obvious that the diverse ethnic groups and nationalities that call themselves Muslims are not of one mind.’
  • 43) ‘This is a country which is composed of all sorts of sects, religion, nationalities and ethnic minorities.’
  • 44) ‘It has made colleagues of staff from different nationalities, cultures, ethnic backgrounds and religions.’
  • 45) ‘So you don't get some of the problems of people from mixed ethnic backgrounds and nationalities being pushed in together.’
  • 46) ‘Jababeka is home to over 150,000 people from various ethnic groups and nationalities.’
  • 47) ‘Dozens of other ethnic nationalities make up the remaining 8 percent.’
  • 48) ‘Australia became a land of many ethnic groups and nationalities.’
  • 49) ‘Historically, their campuses have been hybrids of ethnic cultures and nationalities.’
  • 50) ‘The French banlieu includes people of varied ethnic backgrounds and nationalities.’
  • 51) ‘They travelled around the Caucasus more than the other nationalities and were the main commercial traders.’
  • 52) ‘The Han nationality is the main nationality and Hans are distributed all over the country, in addition to there being 56 minority nationalities.’
  • 53) ‘Union Day is usually celebrated with sporting competitions among the ethnic nationalities.’
  • 54) ‘There are no races, nationalities, politics or religions in this Auditorium.’
  • 55) ‘Non-representative incarceration of distinct ethnic groups or nationalities.’
  • 56) ‘Of course there are conflicts between races and ethnicities and nationalities, call them what you will.’
  • 57) ‘Most of my friends are of different ethnicities, religions and nationalities.’
  • 58) ‘In the Middle Ages, groups and nationalities that were not ethnically Hungarian lived in the nation.’
  • 59) ‘His account is a moving testimony to the men of all nationalities, ethnicities and classes who built the railways.’
  • 60) ‘All nationalities joined in as we marched up the main thoroughfare.’
  • 61) ‘The Korean people are one of the world's most ethnically homogeneous nationalities.’


  • 1) Issues of ethnicity and culture remained taboo.
  • 2) It can lead us to treat people differently because of their race and ethnicity without us realizing that we are doing it.
  • 3) There should also not be an opt-out on the grounds of either gender or ethnicity.
  • 4) Factors such as the gender, ethnicity and social class of students are taken into account.
  • 5) The rumour mill suggests that there is huge pressure on you to ensure that the board becomes more diverse in ethnicity and gender.
  • 6) Nor is gender or ethnicity any guarantee of altruism, probity or intelligence.
  • 7) I charged through the streets in the footsteps of a gang of 40 men of mixed age and ethnicity.
  • 8) There are significant differences in school funding by race, ethnicity, and class.
  • 9) Trying to find the best match in terms of ethnicity, culture and religion is an important aspect of ensuring the best possible chance of success.
  • 10) The names carved in the Portland stone walls span age, class and ethnicity.
  • 11) These factors often shape individuals' lives far more than do race, ethnicity or culture.
  • 12) Many are the victims of discrimination based on race, ethnicity, or tribal affiliation.
  • 13) Conflict theorists argue that educational opportunities differ by class, race, and ethnicity.
  • 14) Academics are overwhelmingly anxious to teach the brightest and the best, regardless of gender, social class or ethnicity.
  • 15) Diversity is a key element of public sector organisations, but this is often thought of in terms of ethnicity, age and disability.
  • 16) A post mortem was taking place yesterday in an attempt to discover the woman's age, ethnicity and the cause of death.
  • 17) Marrying within ethnicity is a way of moving beyond that, he said.
  • 18) You start off by saying racism is always about colour, correct, it's about race, then throw out a social construct term ethnicity from the Greek ethnos meaning nation or tribe which is not about race either but instead just social grouping of similarity.
  • 19) Excluding some citizens from running in elections because of their ethnicity is a ludicrously backward concept.
  • 20) Jerry - I'm not accusing the officer of racial profiling, I am rather saying that my ethnicity is an inseverable part of my identity, because society has made it that way (when you ask your friends to describe people, how often is ethnicity a part of that, just naturally?).
  • 21) Granted, its a peculiar form of racism – deny someone an opportunity on the basis of his ethnicity because his ethnicity is an asset – but its arguably even more sinister than straightforward racism ... since now the ethnic minority is not only discriminated against, but is considered simultaneously privileged.
  • 22) Neither the term ethnicity nor nationalism were originally mine, but the accuser’s.
  • 23) “Comparing life expectancy without looking at differences in ethnicity and lifestyles is ridiculous.”
  • 24) Comparing life expectancy without looking at differences in ethnicity and lifestyles is ridiculous.
  • 25) ‘The findings, in terms of ethnicity and social class differences, are stark.’
  • 26) ‘They're too busy glugging pints to care what color, nationality or ethnicity their next door neighbor is.’
  • 27) ‘Cultural identity is commonly defined in terms of nationality rather than ethnicity.’
  • 28) ‘Despite the emphasis on nationalism, ethnicity is still a force in Namibian society.’
  • 29) ‘Beneath the all important religious divisions lurked anxieties about nationhood and ethnicity.’
  • 30) ‘Korea is one of the few countries in which ethnicity and nationality coincide.’
  • 31) ‘They reflect the increasing importance of ethnicity in national and local politics.’
  • 32) ‘Cultural history has also joined with social history to stimulate new thinking about ethnicity and gender.’
  • 33) ‘Most of my friends are of different ethnicities, religions and nationalities.’
  • 34) ‘We would hope that they would be of the same race or ethnicity as the person they are observing.’
  • 35) ‘Race, class, and ethnicity continue to play an overwhelming role in national life.’
  • 36) ‘The HIV epidemic is no longer a matter of ethnicity or sexuality - now it's a gender issue.’
  • 37) ‘The human family encompasses a rich diversity of ages, genders, ethnicities, abilities and sexual orientations.’
  • 38) ‘They were people of all races, religions, ethnicities, and social origins.’
  • 39) ‘It has always been accepted in New Zealand that people can decide their ethnicity themselves.’
  • 40) ‘It will also be stimulating for readers interested in ethnicity, identity, and the creation of empires.’
  • 41) ‘The federal workforce is also as diverse as the public as a whole in terms of ethnicity and gender, though it is better educated.’
  • 42) ‘The labor force has always been divided on the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender.’
  • 43) ‘Their membership has become more balanced in terms of gender and race or ethnicity.’

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