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Society vs. Culture

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Societynoun

(countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.

‘This society has been known for centuries for its colorful clothing and tight-knit family structure.’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

(countable) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.

‘It was then that they decided to found a society of didgeridoo-playing unicyclists.’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

(countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.

‘The gap between Western and Eastern societies seems to be narrowing.’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

(uncountable) The people of one’s country or community taken as a whole.

‘Our global society develops in fits and starts.’;

Culturenoun

(botany) cultivation

Societynoun

(uncountable) High society.

‘Smith was first introduced into society at the Duchess of Grand Fenwick's annual rose garden party.’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act toward a common goal.

Culturenoun

the growth thus produced

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

Societynoun

The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company.

‘There is society where none intrudesBy the deep sea, and music in its roar.’;

Culturenoun

the collective noun for a group of bacteria

Societynoun

Connection; participation; partnership.

‘The meanest of the people and such as have the least society with the acts and crimes of kings.’;

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

Societynoun

A number of persons associated for any temporary or permanent object; an association for mutual or joint usefulness, pleasure, or profit; a social union; a partnership; as, a missionary society.

Cultureverb

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

Societynoun

The persons, collectively considered, who live in any region or at any period; any community of individuals who are united together by a common bond of nearness or intercourse; those who recognize each other as associates, friends, and acquaintances.

Cultureverb

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

Societynoun

Specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences; those who mutually give receive formal entertainments.

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.

Societynoun

an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

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.’;

Societynoun

a formal association of people with similar interests;

‘he joined a golf club’; ‘they formed a small lunch society’; ‘men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today’;

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.’;

Societynoun

the state of being with someone;

‘he missed their company’; ‘he enjoyed the society of his friends’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

the fashionable elite

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.

Societynoun

the aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community

‘drugs, crime, and other dangers to society’;

Cultureverb

To cultivate; to educate.

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

Societynoun

the community of people living in a particular country or region and having shared customs, laws, and organizations

‘modern industrial societies’; ‘the ethnic diversity of British society’;

Culturenoun

a particular society at a particular time and place;

‘early Mayan civilization’;

Societynoun

a specified section of society

‘no one in polite society uttered the word’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

the aggregate of people who are fashionable, wealthy, and influential, regarded as forming a distinct group in a community

‘a society wedding’;

Culturenoun

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Societynoun

a plant or animal community

‘the analogy between insect society and human city is not new’;

Culturenoun

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

‘the culture of cells in a Petri dish’;

Societynoun

an organization or club formed for a particular purpose or activity

‘the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds’;

Culturenoun

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

Societynoun

the situation of being in the company of other people

‘she shunned the society of others’;

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’;

Society

A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same spatial or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Societies are characterized by patterns of relationships (social relations) between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent of members.

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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