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Ethnicity vs. Culture

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Ethnicitynoun

The common characteristics of a group of people, especially regarding ancestry, culture, language or national experiences.

Culturenoun

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

Ethnicitynoun

An ethnic group.

Culturenoun

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

Ethnicitynoun

Race; common ancestry.

Culturenoun

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

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Ethnicitynoun

an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties;

‘ethnicity has a strong influence on community status relations’;

Culturenoun

(botany) cultivation

Culturenoun

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

Culturenoun

the growth thus produced

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

Culturenoun

the collective noun for a group of bacteria

Culturenoun

(cartography) 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

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Cultureverb

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

Cultureverb

(transitive) to increase the artistic or scientific interest in something cultivate}}

Culturenoun

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

Culturenoun

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.

‘If vain our toilWe ought to blame the culture, not the soil.’;

Culturenoun

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.

‘What the Greeks expressed by their paidei`a, the Romans by their humanitas, we less happily try to express by the more artificial word culture.’; ‘The list of all the items of the general life of a people represents that whole which we call its culture.’;

Culturenoun

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

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Culturenoun

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.

Cultureverb

To cultivate; to educate.

‘They came . . . into places well inhabited and cultured.’;

Culturenoun

a particular society at a particular time and place;

‘early Mayan civilization’;

Culturenoun

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

Culturenoun

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Culturenoun

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

‘the culture of cells in a Petri dish’;

Culturenoun

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

Culturenoun

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’;

Culturenoun

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’;

Culturenoun

the raising of plants or animals;

‘the culture of oysters’;

Culture

Culture () is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities, and habits of the individuals in these groups.Humans acquire culture through the learning processes of enculturation and socialization, which is shown by the diversity of cultures across societies. A cultural norm codifies acceptable conduct in society; it serves as a guideline for behavior, dress, language, and demeanor in a situation, which serves as a template for expectations in a social group.

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