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
adj involving or bridging the differences between cultures
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
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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