culture culture  /ˈkəl tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a particular society at a particular time and place
  2. (n) the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
  3. (n) all the knowledge and values shared by a society
  4. (n) (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)
  5. (n) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
  6. (n) the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization
  7. (n) the raising of plants or animals
  8. (v) grow in a special preparation

Usage(s):

  1. The Kawaii Culture is what has made girls like Norie--and Japan has 3 million of them between the ages of 15 and 18--pop-culture icons.
  2. And nobody takes culture more seriously than the French.
  3. A blog about Geek culture.

News

  1. Brian Fisher: Why the anti-abortion movement must start by changing the culture

    Laws follow culture, not the other way around. Roe became law because large segments of our society were comfortable making abortion legal. Roe will not be overturned until our culture finds abortion unthinkable and distasteful.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Changing ‘Culture’: Report Outlines Steps Schools Can Take To Overcome Hazing

    Maine Township High School Dist. 207 has studied the hazing and culture issues at their three high schools, but it will take some time before that results in new policies, according to district officials.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Journal & Topics Newspapers

  3. Culture Report: Social Commentary in the Cracks

    Envisioning more city revenue for arts and culture, drumming up your ideas for sidewalk-inspired art and more in our weekly roundup of the region's arts and culture news.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Voice of San Diego

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Quotes

  1. "Back then it was a different culture," Rodriguez said. "It was very loose. I was young, I was stupid, I was naïve. I wanted to prove to everyone that I was worth being one of the greatest players of all time."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: MLB.com

  2. "I think it's fantastic," Day-Lewis said. "If people absorb something that you've done - for whatever your reasons are, it's not relevant - but if that gets absorbed into the culture in such a way that people make something else, somebody can...
    on Mar 5, 2006 By: Tilda Swinton Source: ktla 5

  3. Mr Clegg said that he would also be supporting their stance, adding: "Convention is that political leaders, party leaders, do not talk about the Speaker. My view is that it is exactly that culture of unwritten conventions, unspoken rules and nods...
    on May 17, 2009 By: Nick Clegg Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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