Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of ethnic.

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Examples

  • The warning that comes from senior Chinese intelligence officers to the Karens, the Shans, and other ethnics is to ‘come to us for help — not the Americans — since we are next door and will never leave the area.’

    Lifting the Bamboo Curtain

  • While it is a French-speaking city – largely – it has an enormous English-speaking minority and a large number of what are called ethnics: they who are largely immigrant communities, but who politically and culturally tend to identify with the English community.

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  • Beck is a commentator on the network who has had a talking head refer to minorities in this country as "another species" and "ethnics" -- I therefore find it difficult to take Beck's accusations of "racism" seriously.

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  • Because, presumably, none of that which Ms Alibhai-Brown just shared with us immediately above could possibly be "code" for the facts that Mr Fry is of He wears a light suit, sometimes a hat, talks to people here and there with less interest than you would give to the eating of a hamburger, patronises some strange "ethnics" - Chinese Americans in particular, then wanders off, his mind clearly elsewhere …

    Expat Yank

  • Because, presumably, none of that which Ms Alibhai-Brown just shared with us immediately above could possibly be "code" for the facts that He wears a light suit, sometimes a hat, talks to people here and there with less interest than you would give to the eating of a hamburger, patronises some strange "ethnics" - Chinese Americans in particular, then wanders off, his mind clearly elsewhere …

    Expat Yank

  • There is Brian Kilmeade bemoaning intermingling the races, mixing the "ethnics," marrying Italians, the Irish, everybody.

    Robert J. Elisberg: Hate Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

  • The recap: Fred Malek, who in 1971 aided President Richard Nixon by naming the "ethnics" in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, has become chairman of Gov.

    Fred Malek: It's not the 'Jew-counting,' it's the deception

  • Check out this memo which featured a detailed chart of the number of positions occupied by "ethnics" in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a memo written by an official other than Malek but featuring a line added at the bottom by Malek, who initialed that line "FVM":

    Top GOP power-broker Frederic Malek counted "ethnics" for Nixon

  • As you may have heard, Frederic Malek, a top GOP donor and power-broker and adviser to Sarah Palin, is suddenly in the news for his role in helping purge Jews -- otherwise known as "ethnics," in the euphemism of choice -- from the Nixon administration.

    Top GOP power-broker Frederic Malek counted "ethnics" for Nixon

  • Remember, this followed a July memo, obtained by the Post, in which the numbers of "ethnics" in the BLS were produced.

    Fred Malek: It's not the 'Jew-counting,' it's the deception

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