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culture

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌltʃər; ˈkʌltʃə(r)/

Translation of culture in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u (civilization) cultura (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Like Flaubert and Proust, he was the son of a doctor, in that era a profession of wide culture and learning.
    Example sentences
    • Our customs, culture, and societal structure demands the presence of the father.
    • This primarily involves questions about a society's culture, social life, and public sphere.
    • If we don't attend to our moral traditions - to our culture - then our society could come apart at the seams.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (intellectual activity) cultura (feminine) a man of great culture un hombre de gran cultura a person of no culture una persona totalmente inculta, una persona sin ninguna cultura
    Example sentences
    • Like others, she is also against the misogyny in so much of our popular and intellectual culture.
    • Sport, and its relationship with the media, have become key markers of late - 20th century popular culture.
    • As so often these days, a study of the past of archaeology throws up revealing insights into modern intellectual culture.
  • 3 c and u [Biology/Biología] cultivo (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) culture medium caldo (masculine) de cultivo
    Example sentences
    • Imagine the ability to grow human cells in culture to grow muscle tissue.
    • A feature shared by senescent cells in culture and in vivo is shortening of the telomeres.
    • Circadian rhythms are known to be exhibited by all peripheral tissues and mammalian cells in culture.
    Example sentences
    • The vaccine continued to be used for many years, until replaced by a vaccine prepared in cell cultures.
    • We presume this reduction reflects dead cells in the mutant cultures, as noted above.
    • Slides from the same blood cultures were later prepared for automated analysis.
  • 4 uncountable/no numerable [Agric] (of plants) cultivo (masculine); (of animals) cría (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It is important to buy from a grower who gives you good culture directions for the plant you buy.
    • During plant culture, young roots were harvested at the end of the light period on 4-week-old plants.
    • A flexible tube connected the bottoms of the two chambers during plant culture, but the tube was blocked during treatments.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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