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cultural

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to artistic or social pursuits or events considered to be valuable or enlightened  
2    of or relating to a culture or civilization  
3    (of certain varieties of plant) obtained by specialized breeding  
  culturally      adv  


cross-cultural  
      adj   involving or bridging the differences between cultures  
cultural anthropology  
      n   the branch of anthropology dealing with cultural as opposed to biological and racial features  
  cultural anthropologist      n  
cultural lag   , culture lag  
      n   the difference in the rate of change between two parts of a culture  
Cultural Revolution  
      n   (in China) a mass movement (1965--68), in which the youthful Red Guard played a prominent part. It was initiated by Mao Tse-tung to destroy the power of the bureaucrats and to revolutionize the attitudes and behaviour of the people,   (Also called)    Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution  
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