pluralism NOUN 1) a political system of power-sharing among a number of political parties. 2) the existence or toleration of a diversity of ethnic groups or differing cultures and views within a society. 3) Philosophy a theory or system that recognizes more than one ultimate principle. 4) the holding of more than one ecclesiastical office or position at the same time by one person.
DERIVATIVES pluralist noun & adjective pluralistic adjective.

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