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Culture vs. Ethos

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Main Difference

The main difference between Culture and Ethos is that the Culture is a range of human phenomena that cannot be attributed to genetic inheritance and Ethos is a Greek word for "character".

Wikipedia
  • Culture (noun)

    the arts, customs, lifestyles, background, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation

  • Culture (noun)

    the beliefs, values, behaviour and material objects that constitute a people's way of life

  • Culture (noun)

    any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings

  • Culture (noun)

    cultivation

  • Culture (noun)

    the process of growing a bacterial or other biological entity in an artificial medium

  • Culture (noun)

    the growth thus produced

    "I'm headed to the lab to make sure my cell culture hasn't died."

  • Culture (noun)

    the collective noun for a group of bacteria

  • Culture (noun)

    the details on a map that do not represent natural features of the area delineated, such as names and the symbols for towns, roads, meridians, and parallels

  • Culture (verb)

    to maintain in an environment suitable for growth especially of bacteria cultivate}}

  • Culture (verb)

    to increase the artistic or scientific interest in something cultivate}}

  • Ethos (noun)

    The character or fundamental values of a person, people, culture, or movement.

  • Ethos (noun)

    A form of rhetoric in which the writer or speaker invokes their authority, competence or expertise in an attempt to persuade others that their view is correct.

  • Ethos (noun)

    The traits in a work of art which express the ideal or typic character, as influenced by the ethos (character or fundamental values) of a people, rather than realistic or emotional situations or individual character in a narrow sense; opposed to pathos.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Culture (noun)

    The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil.

  • Culture (noun)

    The act of, or any labor or means employed for, training, disciplining, or refining the moral and intellectual nature of man; as, the culture of the mind.

  • Culture (noun)

    The state of being cultivated; result of cultivation; physical improvement; enlightenment and discipline acquired by mental and moral training; civilization; refinement in manners and taste.

  • Culture (noun)

    The cultivation of bacteria or other organisms (such as fungi or eukaryotic cells from mulitcellular organisms) in artificial media or under artificial conditions.

  • Culture (noun)

    Those details of a map, collectively, which do not represent natural features of the area delineated, as names and the symbols for towns, roads, houses, bridges, meridians, and parallels.

  • Culture

    To cultivate; to educate.

  • Ethos (noun)

    The character, sentiment, or disposition of a community or people, considered as a natural endowment; the spirit which actuates manners and customs; also, the characteristic tone or genius of an institution or social organization.

  • Ethos (noun)

    The traits in a work of art which express the ideal or typic character - character as influenced by the ethos (sense 1) of a people - rather than realistic or emotional situations or individual character in a narrow sense; - opposed to pathos.

Webster Dictionary
  • Culture (noun)

    a particular society at a particular time and place;

    "early Mayan civilization"

  • Culture (noun)

    the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

  • Culture (noun)

    all the knowledge and values shared by a society

  • Culture (noun)

    (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar);

    "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"

  • Culture (noun)

    (bacteriology) the product of cultivating micro-organisms in a nutrient medium

  • Culture (noun)

    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"

  • Culture (noun)

    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 (noun)

    the raising of plants or animals;

    "the culture of oysters"

  • Ethos (noun)

    (anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era;

    "the Greek ethos"

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