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pop culture

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Definition of pop culture in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Modern popular culture transmitted via the mass media and aimed particularly at younger people: fashion, music, and the iconography of pop culture offered the perfect medium for profit
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  • My housemate was never more right than when it comes to my tastes in pop culture.
  • The series also does a fine job of juggling references to pop culture and high culture.
  • The popularity of Korean pop culture, appropriately enough, is soaring in East Asia.

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