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  Definition of culture
  1. the raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"
  2. (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
  3. the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
  4. all the knowledge and values shared by a society
  5. the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization; "the developing drug culture"; "the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"
  6. a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
  7. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph
  8. (bacteriology) the product of cultivating micro-organisms in a nutrient medium
Similar Words: acculturation, civilization, civilisation, polish, refinement, cultivation, finish

 

Hyponyms: cranberry culture, tillage, viticulture, counterculture, mass culture, letters, meme, cyberculture, Kalashnikov culture, mosaic culture, Aegean civilization, Aegean civilisation, Aegean culture, Helladic civilization, Helladic civilisation, Helladic culture, Minoan civilization, Minoan civilisation, Minoan culture, Mycenaean civilization, Mycenaean civilisation, Mycenaean culture, Paleo-American culture, Paleo-Amerind culture, Paleo-Indian culture, Western culture, Western civilization, starter

 

Derivational Morphology: acculturate, educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise, polish, refine, fine-tune, down, round, round off, polish up, brush up

 

Anagrams: lecture, clutter

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: kultuur   Armenian: մշակույթ  
Belarusian: культура   Bosnian: kultura  
Catalan: cultura   Chinese: 文化  
Danish: kultur   Dutch: cultuur  
Esperanto: kulturo   Estonian: kultuur  
Finnish: kulttuuri   French: culture  
Frisian: kultuer   German: Kultur  
Greek: πολιτισμός   Hebrew: תרבות  
Hindi: संस्कृति   Interlingua: cultura  
Italian: cultura   Japanese: 文化  
Korean: 문화   Kurdish: çande  
Latin: cultura   Latvian: kultūra  
Malayalam: സംസ്ക്കാരം   Maltese: kultura  
Norwegian: kultur   Persian: فرهنگ  
Polish: kultura   Portuguese: cultura  
Romanian: cultură   Russian: культура  
Spanish: cultura   Swedish: kultur  
Vietnamese: văn hóa  
 
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