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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkʌltʃZ 〕


〔 ˊkʌltʃә 〕

Overview of noun culture

The noun culture has 7 senses

  • culture, civilization, civilisation -- (a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization")

  • culture -- (the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group)

  • acculturation, culture -- (all the knowledge and values shared by a society)

  • culture -- ((biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish")

  • polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finish -- (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 Conrad)

  • culture -- (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")

  • culture -- (the raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters")

Overview of verb culture

The verb culture has 1 sense

  • culture -- (grow in a special preparation; "the biologist grows microorganisms")