HyperDic: culture

English > 8 senses of the word culture:
NOUNgroupculture, civilization, civilisationa particular society at a particular time and place
cognitionculturethe tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
cognitionculture, acculturationall the knowledge and values shared by a society
actculture(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)
stateculture, polish, refinement, cultivation, finisha highly developed state of perfection
cognitionculturethe attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social ... / social group or organization
actculturethe raising of plants or animals
VERBchangeculturegrow in a special preparation
culture > pronunciation
Soundskah'lcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA particular society at a particular time and place.
Synonymscivilization, civilisation
Categoryarcheology, archaeologyThe branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
PartssubcultureA social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs
NarrowerAegean civilization, Aegean civilisation, Aegean cultureThe prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries
Helladic civilization, Helladic civilisation, Helladic cultureThe bronze-age culture of mainland Greece that flourished 2500-1100 BC
Indus civilizationThe bronze-age culture of the Indus valley that flourished from about 2600-1750 BC
Minoan civilization, Minoan civilisation, Minoan cultureThe bronze-age culture of Crete that flourished 3000-1100 BC
Mycenaean civilization, Mycenaean civilisation, Mycenaean cultureThe late bronze-age culture of Mycenae that flourished 1400-1100 BC
Paleo-American culture, Paleo-Amerind culture, Paleo-Indian cultureThe prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America
Western culture, Western civilizationThe modern culture / culture of western Europe and North America
BroadersocietyAn extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization
Spanishcivilización, cultura
Catalancivilització, cultura
Adjectivescross-culturaldealing with or comparing two or more cultures
transculturalextending through all human cultures
Verbsacculturateassimilate culturally
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group.
NarrowercountercultureA culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture
lettersThe literary culture
mass cultureThe culture that is widely disseminated via the mass media
Broadertaste, appreciation, discernment, perceptivenessDelicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
Spanishcultura
Catalancultura
Adjectivesculturalof or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
culturaldenoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways / ways of living built up by a group of people
Verbsacculturateassimilate culturally
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAll the knowledge and values shared by a society.
Synonymacculturation
NarrowermemeA cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation)
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishcultura
Catalancultura
Adjectivesculturalof or relating to the shared knowledge and values of a society
culturaldenoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways / ways of living built up by a group of people
socioculturalrelating to both social and cultural matters
Verbsacculturateassimilate culturally
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar).
Example"the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
NarrowerstarterA culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start / start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishcultivo
Catalancultiu
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 5, state
MeaningA highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.
Synonymspolish, refinement, cultivation, finish
Broaderperfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultraThe state of being without a flaw or defect / defect / defect / defect
Spanishrefinamiento
Catalanpoliment, refinament
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningThe attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social ... / social group or organization.
Examples
  • "the developing drug culture"
  • "the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"
NarrowerKalashnikov cultureThe attitudes and behavior in a social group that resolves political disputes by force of arms
cybercultureThe culture that emerges from the use of computers for communication and entertainment and business
mosaic cultureA highly diverse culture
Broaderattitude, mental attitudeA complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways
Spanishcultura
English > culture: 8 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe raising of plants or animals.
Example"the culture of oysters"
Narrowercranberry cultureThe cultivation of cranberries
monocultureThe cultivation of a single crop (on a farm or area or country)
tillageThe cultivation of soil for raising crops
viticulture, vinicultureThe cultivation of grapes and grape vines
Broadercultivation(agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
Spanishcría, cultivo
Catalancria, cultiu
Adjectivesculturalrelating to the raising of plants or animals
English > culture: 8 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningGrow in a special preparation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadergrowCause to grow or develop

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