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Meaning of “cultural” in the English Dictionary

"cultural" in British English

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culturaladjective

uk   /ˈkʌl.tʃər.əl/  us   /-tʃɚ-/
  • cultural adjective (WAY OF LIFE)

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 ​longtime in a ​society)

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  • cultural adjective (ART)

B1 relating to ​music, ​art, ​theatre, ​literature, etc.: cultural activities a cultural centre (= a ​place with a lot of ​museums, ​theatres, etc.) a cultural ​desert/​wasteland (= a ​place without ​museums, ​theatres, etc.)

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culturally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
B2 a culturally ​diversesociety
(Definition of cultural from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cultural" in American English

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culturaladjective

 us   /ˈkʌl·tʃər·əl/
  • cultural adjective (OF A WAY OF LIFE)

of or referring to the way of ​life of a ​particularpeople, esp. as ​shown in ​theirordinarybehavior and ​habits, ​theirattitudes toward each other, and ​theirmoral and ​religiousbeliefs: The ​country has a ​rich cultural ​heritage.
  • cultural adjective (OF THE ARTS)

of or referring to the ​literature, ​art, ​music, ​dance, ​theater, etc., that ​represent the ​traditions or the way of ​life of a ​particularpeople or ​group: the ​great cultural ​centers of Europe
culturally
adverb  us   /ˈkʌl·tʃər·ə·li/
(Definition of cultural from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cultural" in Business English

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culturaladjective

uk   us   /ˈkʌltʃərəl/
relating to the habits, traditions, and beliefs of a ​society, a ​company, etc.: Australia has its own cultural ​identity, which is very different from that of Britain. The cultural ​identity of a ​company is shaped by its ​attitudes to its ​employees. cultural ​diversity/differences
culturally
adverb
a culturally diverse ​workforce
(Definition of cultural from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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