culture

  • 1 Culture — culture …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 2 Culture.ca — Culture.ca: Culture Online Made in Canada is the first website of its kind that introduces visitors to the strong and vibrant presence of Canadian culture online. On January 15, 2008, the honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Heritage Canada,… …

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  • 3 culture — cul‧ture [ˈkʌltʆə ǁ ər] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the ideas, beliefs, and customs that are shared and accepted by people in a society: • Western culture places a high value on material wealth. 2. [countable, uncountable] the attitudes or… …

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  • 4 culture — 1. Here is a word that had mixed fortunes in the 20c, and means all things to all men. There are about 128,000 examples of it (including the plural form and compounds such as culture bound) in the 500 million word Oxford English Corpus (language… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 Culture — Cul ture (k?l t?r; 135), n. [F. culture, L. cultura, fr. colere to till, cultivate; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Colony}.] 1. The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 culture — CULTURE. s. f. Les travaux qu on emploie pour rendre la terre plus fertile, et pour améliorer ses productions. La culture des champs. La culture des vignes, des plantes, des fleurs. Travailler, s adonner à la culture de ... Abandonner la culture… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7 culture — (n.) mid 15c., the tilling of land, from M.Fr. culture and directly from L. cultura a cultivating, agriculture, figuratively care, culture, an honoring, from pp. stem of colere tend, guard, cultivate, till (see CULT (Cf. cult)). The figurative… …

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  • 8 culture — n 1 Culture, cultivation, breeding, refinement are comparable when they denote a quality of a person or group of persons which reflects his or their possession of excellent taste, manners, and social adjustment. Culture implies a high degree of… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 culture — Culture. s. f. v. Les façons qu on donne à la terre pour la rendre plus fertile, & aux arbres & aux plantes pour les faire mieux venir, & les faire mieux rapporter. La culture de la terre. la culture des vignes, des plantes. travailler à la… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 10 culture — [n1] breeding, education, sophistication ability, accomplishment, address, aestheticism, art, capacity, civilization, class, courtesy, cultivation, delicacy, dignity, discrimination, dress, elegance, elevation, enlightenment, erudition,… …

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  • 11 culture — [kul′chər] n. [ME < L cultura < colere: see CULT] 1. cultivation of the soil 2. production, development, or improvement of a particular plant, animal, commodity, etc. 3. a) the growth of bacteria, microorganisms, or other plant and animal… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Culture — Cul ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cultured} ( t?rd; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. {Culturing}.] To cultivate; to educate. [1913 Webster] They came . . . into places well inhabited and cultured. Usher. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 culture — index civilization, education, race, society Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 -culture — ❖ ♦ Élément de substantifs composés, correspondant aux adj. en cole. ⇒ Agrumiculture, algoculture, apiculture, aquaculture, arboriculture, astaciculture, aviculture, carpiculture, conchyliculture, cuniculiculture, électroculture, floriculture,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 15 culture — ► NOUN 1) the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively. 2) a refined understanding or appreciation of this. 3) the customs, institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or group. 4)… …

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  • 16 Culture — For other uses, see Culture (disambiguation). Petroglyphs in modern day Gobustan, Azerbaijan, dating back to 10 000 BCE indicating a thriving culture …

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  • 17 culture — 1. culture [ kyltyr ] n. f. • 1509; a. fr. couture XIIe; lat. cultura I ♦ 1 ♦ Action de cultiver la terre; ensemble des opérations propres à tirer du sol les végétaux utiles à l homme et aux animaux domestiques. ⇒ agriculture. Culture d un champ …

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  • 18 Culture — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Culture (homonymie). En philosophie, le mot culture désigne ce qui est différent de la nature, c est à dire ce qui est de l ordre de l acquis et non de l inné. La culture a longtemps été considérée comme un trait …

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  • 19 culture — /kul cheuhr/, n., v., cultured, culturing. n. 1. the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc. 2. that which is excellent in the arts, manners,… …

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  • 20 culture — (kul tu r ) s. f. 1°   Travail de la terre, ensemble des opérations propres à obtenir du sol les végétaux dont l homme et les animaux domestiques ont besoin. La culture du blé, du tabac, de la garance, de la vigne. •   L antiquité admira les… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré