- A particular society at a particular time and place
- civilization, civilisation [Brit]
- The tastes in art and manners that are favoured by a social group
- All the knowledge and values shared by a society
- (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)
"the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
- A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
- polish, refinement, cultivation, finish
- The attitudes and behaviour 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"
- The raising of plants or animals
"the culture of oysters"
- Grow in a special preparation
Derived forms: cultures, culturing, cultured
Type of: appreciation, attitude, cognitive content, content, cultivation, development, discernment, flawlessness, grow, growing, growth, maturation, mental attitude, mental object, ne plus ultra, ontogenesis, ontogeny, perceptiveness, perfection, society, taste
CORPORATE CULTURE, NO-BLAME CULTURE, ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE, SAFETY CULTURE
the ways in which people in an organization relate to each other and deal with their work:
Team meetings are part of the company's culture.
We have a culture in which staff work quickly.
developing a culture of innovation
There was a culture clash between the two halves of the newly merged company.
❖ to create/develop/have/promote a culture (of sth)
◆ business/company/management/organizational/workplace culture
(*) A feature of the terrain that has been constructed by man.
Included are such items as roads, buildings, and canals; boundary lines; and, in a broad sense, all names and legends on a map.
A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs,traditions,and language.vt
1 : to grow (as microorganisms or tissues) in a prepared medium
2 : to start a culture from culture soil; also : to make a culture of culture milk
a : the integrated pattern of human behavior that includes thought, speech, action, and artifacts and depends upon the human capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations
b : the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group
a : the act or process of growing living material (as bacteria or viruses) in prepared nutrient media
b : a product of cultivation in nutrient media — cul·tur·al adj — cul·tur·al·ly adv
- this was the culture from which i sprang.
- modern culture is scientific in method.
- i teach kungfu to promote chinese culture.
- he teaches in the university of chinese culture.
- italian culture is so streaked with myth.