Afrocentric

Afrocentric
adjective Date: 1966 1. centered on or derived from Africa or the Africans 2. emphasizing or promoting emphasis on African culture and the contributions of Africans to the development of Western civilization <
an Afrocentric curriculum
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Afrocentricity nounAfrocentrism nounAfrocentrist noun or adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Afrocentric — [af΄rō sen′trik] adj. [ AFRO + CENTRIC] centered on, emphasizing, or showing the influence of African or, sometimes, African American history and culture [an Afrocentric curriculum] …   English World dictionary

  • Afrocentric — Afrocentrism, n. Afrocentrist, n. /af roh sen trik/, adj. centered on Africa or on African derived cultures, as those of Brazil, Cuba, and Haiti: Afrocentric art. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Afrocentric — Af•ro•cen•tric [[t]ˌæf roʊˈsɛn trɪk[/t]] adj. centered on Africa or on African derived cultures, as those of Brazil, Cuba, and Haiti: Afrocentric art[/ex] • Etymology: 1965–70 Af ro•cen′trism, n. Af ro•cen′trist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Afrocentric — adj. based on African culture; derived from African culture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Afrocentric — adjective regarding African or black culture as pre eminent. Derivatives Afrocentrism noun Afrocentrist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • afrocentric — af·ro·cen·tric …   English syllables

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