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view main entry for ethnic adjective  /ˈeθnɪk/
British English pronunciation: ethnic
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  /ˈeθnɪkli/ adverb
British English pronunciation: ethnically
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the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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