Definition of "cultural" []

  • Of or relating to culture or cultivation. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to artistic or social pursuits or events considered to be valuable or enlightened (adjective)

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  • Of or relating to a culture or civilization (adjective)
  • (of certain varieties of plant) obtained by specialized breeding (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "cultural" in a sentence
  • "How do the peoples of the given area divide themselves as cultural beings? what are the outstanding “cultural areas” and what are the dominant ideas in each (e.g., the Mohammedan north of Africa; the primitive hunting, non-agricultural culture of the Bushmen in the south; the culture of the Australian natives, poor in physical respects but richly developed in ceremonialism; the more advanced and highly specialized culture of Polynesia)?"
  • "The term "cultural desert" came up in every conversation about Hong Kong at first."
  • "As Lévi-Strauss said, ‘The people for whom the term cultural relativism was invented, have rejected it.’"