- The quality or state of being plural, or in the plural number.
- The state of a pluralist; the holding of more than one ecclesiastical living at a time.
- In social sciences, a social system based on mutual respect for each other's cultures among various groups that make up a society, wherein subordinate groups do not have to forsake their lifestyle and traditions but, rather, can express their culture and participate in the larger society free of prejudice.
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