cultural cultural  /ˈkəl tʃə rəl/


  1. (adj) of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
  2. (adj) denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
  3. (adj) of or relating to the shared knowledge and values of a society
  4. (adj) relating to the raising of plants or animals



  • For African-American women, hair commands great interest and carries a lot of cultural baggage.


  1. Apply for cultural mini-grants by July 1

    The Fairfield Cultural Alliance is offering Cultural Trust Fund mini-grants to nonprofit organizations or individuals sponsored by a nonprofit organization. These small grants will be awarded to cover expenses incurred through the creation of events or projects that benefit the art and/or culture of Fairfield. Grant applications will be reviewed on the following criteria: • Benefit to cultural ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Fairfield Ledger

  2. AFP: European Commission To Offer Compromise On Cultural Exception In EU-U.S. Trade Talks

    Europe’s Cultural Exception, which holds that cultural goods and services be treated differently than others, may be protected after all. France had threatened to veto trade talks between the EU and the U.S. over the inclusion of the audiovisual and film industries in a negotiation mandate that is expected to be set at a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union tomorrow. Just ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

  3. New group promotes cultural awareness in Millburn Township

    Cultural Community will hold its next event June 18.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Record


  1. "I wasn't there. I'm sure it was a cultural and pharmaceutical event. I was tied up at the time," McCain said earning a standing ovation for the not-so-veiled reference to his five-and-a-half year confinement in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp.
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. Diplomacy will again be the focus, Hillary Clinton said at her secretary of state confirmation hearings, but she'll use "the full range of tools at our disposal - diplomatic, economic, military, political, legal, and cultural - picking the right...
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Toronto Star

  3. "In a world where more and more borders are being opened up -- to trade, to travel, to movement of peoples, to cultural exchanges -- it is tragic to see walls still being erected," Benedict said at Bethlehem's Aida refugee camp, where he spoke...
    on May 13, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Washington Post

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