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Ethnicity vs. Race: Know the Difference

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By Shumaila Saeed || Updated on December 25, 2023
Ethnicity refers to cultural factors like nationality and customs, while race relates to physical characteristics determined by biological ancestry.
Ethnicity vs. Race

Key Differences

Ethnicity is centered on shared cultural traits, language, religion, and traditions, often linked to a common national or geographic heritage. Race primarily categorizes people based on inherited physical traits, particularly skin color, and is seen as a broader classification.
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In discussing identity, ethnicity acknowledges the complexities of cultural background, recognizing the diversity within social groups that share common historical paths. Race, however, is more about categorizing people based on perceived biological traits, often used in the context of genetics and ancestral lineage.
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Ethnicity can be fluid, changing with societal, familial, or personal shifts in cultural practices, languages, or religious affiliations. In contrast, race is viewed as a fixed category based on physical attributes like skin color, facial features, and hair type, which are consistent throughout a person’s life.
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The concept of ethnicity often emphasizes self-identification and the subjective aspects of cultural belonging. Conversely, race tends to be imposed by external classification systems, often used in demographics, medical research, and government policies.
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Ethnicity allows for a greater understanding of diverse cultural practices and traditions, highlighting the richness of cultural heritage. Race, while a more rigid and simplistic categorization, has significant social implications and has been historically used in contexts of inequality and discrimination.
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Comparison Chart

Basis

Cultural factors like language, traditions
Physical characteristics, ancestry
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Fluidity

Can change with cultural shifts
Generally seen as fixed
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Emphasis

Cultural practices, self-identification
Biological traits, external classification
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Diversity

Recognizes diversity within groups
Broader, more generalized categories
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Social Implication

Cultural understanding and identity
Historical contexts of inequality
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Ethnicity and Race Definitions

Ethnicity

Ethnicity is the cultural heritage or nationality that an individual identifies with.
Although born in America, she strongly identifies with her Japanese ethnicity.
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Race

Race can imply a biological or genetic understanding of human diversity.
Researchers noted the varied responses to medications among different races.
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Ethnicity

Ethnicity can also imply a shared history and common experiences of a group.
Their shared Ethiopian ethnicity was central to their community's strong bond.
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Race

Race is a social construct that categorizes people for demographic and identity purposes.
Discussions about race are crucial to address issues of social justice and equality.
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Ethnicity

Ethnicity often involves a collective identity shaped by cultural customs and beliefs.
His ethnicity, rooted in Irish traditions, influenced his love for Celtic music.
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Race

A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
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Ethnicity

Ethnicity refers to a group of people sharing common cultural, linguistic, or ancestral traits.
Her ethnicity is Italian, often celebrated in her family's traditional cooking.
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Race

A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution
The Celtic race.
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Ethnicity

Ethnicity encompasses cultural identity, including traditions, language, and religion.
The festival was a vibrant display of his Mexican ethnicity, showcasing folk dances and music.
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Race

A genealogical line; a lineage.
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Ethnicity

Ethnic character, background, or affiliation.
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Race

Humans considered as a group.
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Ethnicity

An ethnic group.
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Race

A usually geographically isolated population of organisms that differs from other populations of the same species in certain heritable traits
An island race of birds.
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Ethnicity

The common characteristics of a group of people, especially regarding ancestry, culture, language or national experiences.
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Race

A breed or strain, as of domestic animals.
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Ethnicity

An ethnic group.
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Race

A distinguishing or characteristic quality, such as the flavor of a wine.
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Ethnicity

Race; common ancestry.
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Race

A competition of speed, as in running or riding.
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Ethnicity

An ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties;
Ethnicity has a strong influence on community status relations
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Race

Races A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course
A fan of the dog races.
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Race

An extended competition in which participants struggle like runners to be the winner
The presidential race.
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Race

Steady or rapid onward movement
The race of time.
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Race

A strong or swift current of water.
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Race

The channel of such a current.
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Race

An artificial channel built to transport water and use its energy. Also called raceway.
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Race

A groovelike part of a machine in which a moving part slides or rolls.
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Race

See slipstream.
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Race

Of or relating to race; racial
Race relations.
Race quotas.
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Race

Of or relating to forms of popular entertainment made by and largely marketed to African Americans in the early 1900s
Race literature.
Race records.
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Race

(Sports) To compete in a contest of speed.
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Race

To move rapidly or at top speed
We raced home. My heart was racing with fear.
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Race

To run too rapidly due to decreased resistance or unnecessary provision of fuel
Adjusted the idle to keep the engine from racing.
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Race

To compete against in a race.
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Race

To cause to compete in a race
She races horses for a living.
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Race

To transport rapidly or at top speed; rush
Raced the injured motorist to the hospital.
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Race

To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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Race

A contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the goal is to be the first to reach some objective. Example: Several horses run in a horse race, and the first one to reach the finishing post wins
The race around the park was won by Johnny, who ran faster than the others.
We had a race to see who could finish the book the quickest.
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Race

Swift progress; rapid motion; an instance of moving or driving at high speed.
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Race

(computing) A race condition.
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Race

A progressive movement toward a goal.
The race to cure cancer
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Race

A fast-moving current of water, such as that which powers a mill wheel.
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Race

A water channel, esp. one built to lead water to or from a point where it is utilised.
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Race

Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
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Race

The bushings of a rolling element bearing which contacts the rolling elements.
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Race

A group of sentient beings, particularly people, distinguished by common ancestry, heritage or characteristics:
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Race

A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage compare ethnic group. See Wikipedia's article on historical definitions of race.
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Race

A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of common physical characteristics, such as skin color or hair type.
Race was a significant issue during apartheid in South Africa.
The Native Americans colonized the New World in several waves from Asia, and thus they are considered part of the same Mongoloid race.
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Race

A large group of sentient beings distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage compare species, subspecies.
A treaty was concluded between the race of elves and the race of men.
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Race

A group or category distinguished from others on the basis of shared characteristics or qualities, for example social qualities.
The advent of the Internet has brought about a new race of entrepreneur.
Recent developments in artificial intelligence have brought about a new race of robots that can perform household chores without supervision.
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Race

(biology) A population geographically separated from others of its species that develops significantly different characteristics; a mating group.
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Race

(zoology) Subspecies.
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Race

(animal husbandry) A breed or strain of domesticated animal.
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Race

An infraspecific rank, a pathotype, pathovar, etc.
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(obsolete) Peculiar flavour, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavour.
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(obsolete) Characteristic quality or disposition.
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Race

Ancestry.
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Race

A rhizome or root, especially of ginger.
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Race

(intransitive) To take part in a race (in the sense of a contest).
The drivers were racing around the track.
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Race

(transitive) To compete against in a race (contest).
I raced him to the car, but he was there first, so he got to ride shotgun.
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Race

(intransitive) To move or drive at high speed; to hurry or speed.
As soon as it was time to go home, he raced for the door.
Her heart was racing as she peered into the dimly lit room.
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Race

To run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
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Race

To assign a race to; to perceive as having a (usually specified) race.
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Race

To raze.
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Race

To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
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Race

To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
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Race

To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
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Race

To run a race with.
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Race

A root.
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Race

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
The whole race of mankind.
Whence the long race of Alban fathers come.
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Race

Company; herd; breed.
For do but note a wild and wanton herd,Or race of youthful and unhandled colts,Fetching mad bounds.
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Race

A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
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Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
Is it [the wine] of the right race ?
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Race

Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
And now I give my sensual race the rein.
Some . . . great race of fancy or judgment.
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Race

A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
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Race

Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
The flight of many birds is swifter than the race of any beasts.
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Race

Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
The race is not to the swift.
I wield the gauntlet, and I run the race.
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Race

Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
My race of glory run, and race of shame.
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Race

A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
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Race

The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
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Race

A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
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Race

Any competition;
The race for the presidency
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Race

People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock;
Some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings
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Race

A contest of speed;
The race is to the swift
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Race

The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
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Race

(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
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Race

A canal for a current of water
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Race

Step on it;
He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
The cars raced down the street
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Race

Compete in a race;
He is running the Marathon this year
Let's race and see who gets there first
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Race

To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others;
We are racing to find a cure for AIDS
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Race

Cause to move fast or to rush or race;
The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze
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Race

Race refers to the classification of humans into groups based on physical traits, ancestry, and genetics.
She studied the effects of certain diseases across different races.
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Race

Race is often used to group people by characteristics like skin color, facial features, and hair type.
The census form required him to indicate his race as either White, Black, Asian, or other.
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Race is sometimes used to explore ancestry and genetic heritage.
Her DNA test revealed a complex and diverse racial background.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

Can ethnicity change over time?

Yes, ethnicity can change or evolve with cultural shifts and personal identification.
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How many races are there?

The concept of race is subjective; classifications vary by culture and context.
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How does ethnicity influence identity?

Ethnicity shapes personal identity through cultural practices and heritage.
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Are ethnicity and nationality the same?

No, nationality is based on country of citizenship, while ethnicity is cultural.
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How is race defined?

Race is a classification based on physical traits and genetic ancestry.
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Can someone belong to multiple ethnicities?

Yes, individuals can identify with multiple ethnic backgrounds.
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Is race the same in all countries?

No, racial categories and perceptions vary across different cultures and regions.
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What is ethnicity?

Ethnicity refers to shared cultural characteristics like language and traditions.
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Is race biologically determined?

While race includes physical traits, it's largely considered a social construct.
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What role does race play in society?

Race can impact social dynamics, opportunities, and perceptions.
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Why is race a controversial topic?

Race is controversial due to its historical use in discrimination and inequality.
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Why do forms ask about race and ethnicity?

For demographic purposes, research, and to address equality and diversity issues.
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How is ethnicity celebrated?

Ethnicity is celebrated through cultural rituals, cuisine, language, and traditions.
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Do race and ethnicity affect health?

Yes, they can impact health outcomes due to genetic and socio-economic factors.
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Does everyone have an ethnicity?

Yes, everyone has an ethnic background, though they may not strongly identify with it.
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Is race always visible?

Not always; some racial traits may not be immediately visible.
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How do ethnic and racial identities intersect?

They intersect in shaping an individual's unique cultural and social identity.
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Are ethnic and racial identities always clear-cut?

No, these identities can be complex and multifaceted.
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Can ethnicity affect one's worldview?

Yes, cultural background can influence perspectives and beliefs.
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Is it important to respect ethnic and racial differences?

Absolutely, respecting these differences is key to social harmony and understanding.
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