Definition of Eurocentric

1. Adjective. Focussed on Europe and the Europeans.

Exact synonyms: Europocentric
Partainyms: Eurocentrism, Eurocentrism
Derivative terms: Eurocentrism



Definition of Eurocentric

1. Adjective. Focused on Europe or the people and culture of Europe. ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative form of Eurocentric) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eurocentric

Euro-sceptical
Euro-scepticism
Euro-sceptics
Euro-skeptic
Euro-skeptical
Euro-skepticism
Euro-skeptics
Euro-wasp
Euro-wasps
Euro wasp
Euro wasps
Eurobabble
Eurobond
Eurobonds
Eurocent
Eurocentric (current term)
Eurocentrism
Eurocents
Eurocheque
Eurocheques
Euroclydon
Euroconnector
Euroconnectors
Eurocrat
Eurocrats
Eurocrem
Eurocurrency
Eurodance
Eurodeputies
Eurodeputy

Literary usage of Eurocentric

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1. The Role of Psychological Tests in Education in South Africa: Issues by Kenneth Owen (1998)
"Thus, on the one hand there are those who follow a Eurocentric approach to test development and believe that if there is any bias in a test, ..."

2. Imperialism: The Permanent Stage of Capitalism by Herb Addo (1986)
"By Eurocentric, I mean that the conventional usages of many concepts, ... Specifically, I object to Eurocentric renditions of concepts for two principal ..."

3. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movementby Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"The Eurocentric modernist narrative has since been seriously challenged. Edward Said's Orientalism and his subsequent writings have exposed the hidden ..."

4. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"British defense policy had become more Eurocentric with the withdrawal of its forces east of Suez. British trade with the Commonwealth had declined in the ..."

5. The Shape of the New Europe by Gregory F. Treverton (1992)
"We probably would also be less Eurocentric in our assessment of it: the chapter by Michael Borrus and John Zys- man reminds us just how much Japan ..."

6. The United Nations System: The Policies of Member States by Chadwick F. Alger, Gene Martin Lyons, John E. Trent (1995)
"The Eurocentric world came to an end in 1914, but not, in practical effect, until 1945. The call for a League of Nations was the last of President Wilson's ..."

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