Definition of culture-bound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkəlCHərˌbound/


Restricted in character or outlook by belonging or referring to a particular culture.
Example sentences
  • However, psychotherapy itself is a highly culture-bound mainstream phenomenon that generally ignores and thereby perpetuates issues of power.
  • He doesn't deny that technology has a place, but it also has its limits in being able to cope with all the inferences, nuances and culture-bound applications that make up meaning.
  • It has been said that education is culture-bound.

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Syllabification: cul·ture-bound

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