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Definition of Culture


  1. The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. To cultivate; to educate.
  5. The cultivation of bacteria or other organisms in artificial media or under artificial conditions.
  6. The collection of organisms resulting from such a cultivation.
  7. 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.
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Culture Translations

culture in Afrikaans is kultuur
culture in Dutch is cultuur, teelt, beschaving, bouw
culture in German is Kultur
culture in Latin is humanitas
culture in Portuguese is cultura
culture in Spanish is cultura
culture in Swedish is kultur