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English definition of “cultural”

cultural

adjective (WAY OF LIFE)    /ˈkʌl.tʃər.əl/ US  /-tʃɚ-/
B1 relating to the habits, traditions, and beliefs of a society: The US is often accused of cultural imperialism. Australia has its own cultural identity, which is very different from that of Britain. cultural diversity/differences cultural heritage (= ways of living and thinking that have existed for a long time in a society)Lifestyles and their study culturally     /-i/ adverb B2 a culturally diverse societyLifestyles and their study
(Definition of cultural adjective (WAY OF LIFE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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