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Definition of pluralism
1a condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc., coexist. a form of society in which the members of minority groups maintain their independent cultural traditions. a political theory or system of power-sharing among a number of political parties. a theory or system of devolution and autonomy for individual bodies in preference to monolithic state control. Philosophy a theory or system that recognizes more than one ultimate principle. Compare with monism.
2the practice of holding more than one office or church benefice at a time.