Definition of cultural adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkʌltʃərəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌltʃərəl//
    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1  connected with the culture of a particular society or group, its customs, beliefs, etc. cultural differences between the two communities economic, social and cultural factors
  2. 2  connected with art, literature, music, etc. a cultural event Europe’s cultural heritage The orchestra is very important for the cultural life of the city.
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Latin cultura ‘tillage’ + -al.Extra examples She has become an American cultural icon. Social and cultural factors play a huge part in international marketing. Teachers need to be aware of cultural differences. The custom is deeply rooted in the religious and cultural heritage of the region. The exhibition reflects the cultural diversity of modern British society.
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