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cul·ture
ˈkəlCHər/

noun

noun: culture

  • 1.

    the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
    “20th century popular culture”
    synonyms: the arts, the humanities, intellectual achievement;

    literature, music, painting,philosophy, the performing arts


    “exposing their children to culture”

    • a refined understanding or appreciation of this.
      “men of culture”
      synonyms: intellectual/artistic awareness, education, cultivation, enlightenment, discernment, discrimination, good taste, taste, refinement, polish, sophistication


      “a man of culture”

      the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
    “20th century popular culture”
    synonyms: the arts, the humanities, intellectual achievement;

    literature, music, painting,philosophy, the performing arts


    “exposing their children to culture”

    • a refined understanding or appreciation of this.
      “men of culture”
      synonyms: intellectual/artistic awareness, education, cultivation, enlightenment, discernment, discrimination, good taste, taste, refinement, polish, sophistication


      “a man of culture”

      the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.
      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.
      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

  • 2.

    BIOLOGY
    the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

  • the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    BIOLOGY
    the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

  • the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    verb

    BIOLOGY
    verb: culture; 3rd person present: cultures; past tense: cultured; past participle: cultured; gerund or present participle: culturing

    1.
    maintain (tissue cells, bacteria, etc.) in conditions suitable for growth.
    verb: culture; 3rd person present: cultures; past tense: cultured; past participle: cultured; gerund or present participle: culturing

    1.
    maintain (tissue cells, bacteria, etc.) in conditions suitable for growth.
    noun

    noun: culture

  • 1.

    the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
    “20th century popular culture”
    synonyms: the arts, the humanities, intellectual achievement;

    literature, music, painting,philosophy, the performing arts


    “exposing their children to culture”

    • a refined understanding or appreciation of this.
      “men of culture”
      synonyms: intellectual/artistic awareness, education, cultivation, enlightenment, discernment, discrimination, good taste, taste, refinement, polish, sophistication


      “a man of culture”

      the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
    “20th century popular culture”
    synonyms: the arts, the humanities, intellectual achievement;

    literature, music, painting,philosophy, the performing arts


    “exposing their children to culture”

    • a refined understanding or appreciation of this.
      “men of culture”
      synonyms: intellectual/artistic awareness, education, cultivation, enlightenment, discernment, discrimination, good taste, taste, refinement, polish, sophistication


      “a man of culture”

      the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.
      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.
      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      plural noun: cultures

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

      “Caribbean culture”

      synonyms: civilization, society, way of life, lifestyle; More

      customs, traditions, heritage, habits, ways, mores, values


      “Afro-Caribbean culture”

      the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

    • the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group.

      “the emerging drug culture”

  • 2.

    BIOLOGY
    the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

  • the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    BIOLOGY
    the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

  • the cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients.

    “the cells proliferate readily in culture

  • a preparation of cells obtained from a culture.

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    “the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    the cultivation of plants.

    “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

    synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

    agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


    “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    • the cultivation of plants.

      “this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture”

      synonyms: cultivation, farming; More

      agriculture, husbandry, agronomy


      “the culture of crops”

    verb

    BIOLOGY
    verb: culture; 3rd person present: cultures; past tense: cultured; past participle: cultured; gerund or present participle: culturing

    1.
    maintain (tissue cells, bacteria, etc.) in conditions suitable for growth.
    verb: culture; 3rd person present: cultures; past tense: cultured; past participle: cultured; gerund or present participle: culturing

    1.
    maintain (tissue cells, bacteria, etc.) in conditions suitable for growth.
    Origin
    Middle English (denoting a cultivated piece of land): the noun from French culture or directly from Latin cultura ‘growing, cultivation’; the verb from obsolete French culturer or medieval Latin culturare, both based on Latin colere ‘tend, cultivate’ (see cultivate). In late Middle English the sense was ‘cultivation of the soil’ and from this (early 16th century) arose ‘cultivation (of the mind, faculties, or manners)’; sense 1 of the noun dates from the early 19th century.

    cultivate). In late Middle English the sense was ‘cultivation of the soil’ and from this (early 16th century) arose ‘cultivation (of the mind, faculties, or manners)’; sense 1 of the noun dates from the early 19th century.

    sense 1 of the noun dates from the early 19th century.

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