The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively
20th century popular culture
(Usually with negative connotations) a society or way of life characterized by excessive use of or reliance on motor vehicles.
A difference in values, behaviour, or customs between two cultures or groups of people, especially as a hindrance to mutual understanding and communication.
= cultural lag.
Attitudes and behaviour considered to be typical of a ‘lad’.
= pot cultivation.
The cultivation of plants in rows.
A conflict between groups with different ideals, beliefs, philosophies, etc.
Modern popular culture transmitted via the mass media and aimed particularly at younger people
Culture of a sample of blood for microorganisms; an instance of this.
Conflict or discord resulting from the interaction of (two) different cultures; an instance of this.
A (typically mythological) historical figure who embodies the culture of a particular society, and is frequently considered to have founded or shaped that culture; (also more generally) a person who is prominent or important within a particular culture.
A flat container, especially a Petri dish, holding or designed to hold a culture of bacteria, fungi, etc. on or in a nutrient medium.
The cultivation of plants for use in medicinal drugs, herbal remedies, etc. (now rare).
A form of land cultivation making extensive use of soil improvement.
The cultivation of microorganisms on culture plates; a culture obtained by this method.
The practice of breeding and keeping fish or other aquatic life in ponds.
The technique of growing plants (especially tomatoes and chrysanthemums) in a bottomless cylinder containing soil resting on an inert bed, typically of gravel or ash, through which water is provided.
The cultivation of root vegetables.
The subculture associated with surfing and surfers; especially the language, fashion, music, etc., characteristic of the surfing lifestyle.
A lifestyle characterized by regular socializing in pavement cafes, typically that associated with European countries such as France or Italy
Restricted in character or outlook by belonging or referring to a particular culture
The feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes
A culture in which conformity of behaviour is maintained through the individual’s internalization of a moral code
A culture in which only one strain or clone is present
A culture in which conformity of behaviour is maintained through the individual’s fear of being shamed
The art or practice of improving personal appearance through hairdressing, cosmetic treatments, etc. (now especially as a profession).
A lifestyle or culture for which drinking coffee (or going to cafés) is a characteristic (social) activity.
= cultural centre.
The state of interacting with other societies or cultures; interaction of this sort; an instance of this.
A female culture hero.
A nutrient liquid or solid in or on which microorganisms, cells, etc., are cultured.
A person actively involved in protecting or promoting a particular culture or set of values regarded as being under threat; (now) specifically (especially in the United States) an activist advocating a conservative political agenda.
A prehistoric culture characterized by the use of pebble tools.
The culture of the Plains Indians.
The attitudes and behaviour prevalent among the police force, often considered to be characterized by solidarity and resistance to change, and sometimes alleged to be discriminatory and intolerant.
(In the UK) a set of conservative and discriminatory attitudes said to exist within the police force
The practice of criticizing and subverting advertising and consumerism in the mass media, by methods such as producing advertisements parodying those of global brands
A person who is very interested in the arts
Culture based on the tastes of ordinary people rather than an educated elite
The growth in an artificial medium of cells derived from living tissue
An intellectual or academic milieu characterized by its tendency to oppose the prevailing cultural, social, or political mainstream.
The ethos of a particular company, or that of large businesses in general; the approach a company takes towards the working environment of its staff.
= cultural festival.
The physical objects, such as tools, domestic articles, or religious objects, which give evidence of the type of culture developed by a society or group.
A way of life characterized by dependency on state benefits
A capitalist society in which taking on financial risks in the hope of profit is encouraged
The development of the body by exercise