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culture

culture as in grow in a special preparation
  • "the biologist grows microorganisms"
culture as in a particular society at a particular time and place
  • "early Mayan civilization"

Synonyms

  • civilizationa society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations); the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization ; a particular society at a particular time and place; the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
  • civilisationthe social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization ; a particular society at a particular time and place; a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations); the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
culture as in the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
    culture as in all the knowledge and values shared by a society

      Synonyms

      • acculturationthe adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; all the knowledge and values shared by a society ; the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
      culture as in (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)
      • "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
      culture as in a highly developed state of perfection
      • "having a flawless or impeccable quality"
      • "they performed with great polish"
      • "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"
      • "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art--Joseph Conrad"

      Synonyms

      • polishof or relating to Poland or its people or culture; make (a surface) shine; improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; the property of being smooth and shiny ; a highly developed state of perfection; a preparation used in polishing ; the Slavic language of Poland
      • refinementa highly developed state of perfection; the result of improving something; the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.) ; a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
      • cultivationsocialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale) ; a highly developed state of perfection; the process of fostering the growth of something; the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)
      • finishcome or bring to a finish or an end; finally be or do something; have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; provide with a finish; finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; cause to finish a relationship with somebody; a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); the temporal end; a highly developed state of perfection; the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race); the downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict); event whose occurrence ends something; (wine tasting) the taste of a wine on the back of the tongue (as it is swallowed); the act of finishing
      culture as in the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization
      • "the developing drug culture"
      • "the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"
      culture as in the raising of plants or animals
      • "the culture of oysters"