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popular culture Syllabification: pop·u·lar cul·ture

Definition of popular culture in English:


Culture based on the tastes of ordinary people rather than an educated elite: the assimilation of elements of popular culture into the fine arts an icon of popular culture
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  • At the time, South African popular culture was much influenced by the United States.
  • Sometimes it's not clear whether popular culture reflects reality or distorts it.
  • They are well-informed on world affairs and popular culture.
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