Definition of cultural in English:


Line breaks: cul|tural
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)l


  • 2Relating to the arts and to intellectual achievements: a cultural festival
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    • It seems that every town and village in France puts on cultural festivals of some type or another.
    • It is nice to know that my daughter's school is keeping up the cultural education.
    • When you buy work from a living artist you are helping to ensure continuing cultural innovation.
    aesthetic, artistic, intellectual; educational, civilizing, enlightening, edifying, enriching



culturally, the town was relatively isolated from the surrounding regions a culturally diverse city
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  • It has cast a long shadow over an area which is arguably the most ethnically and culturally diverse in the city.
  • The best thing about studying film in a place like Bristol is because it is a culturally active city.
  • Prior to its colonization, India was the most culturally diverse nation on earth.


mid 19th century: from Latin cultura 'tillage' + -al.

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