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"culture" in British English

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culturenoun

uk   /ˈkʌl.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/

culture noun (WAY OF LIFE)

B1 [C or U] the way of ​life, ​especially the ​generalcustoms and ​beliefs, of a ​particulargroup of ​people at a ​particulartime: youth/​working-class culture She's ​studyingmodernJapaneselanguage and culture.
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culture noun (ART)

B1 [U] music, ​art, ​theatre, ​literature, etc.: You won't ​find much culture in this ​sleepy little ​town, I'm ​afraid! popular culture (= the ​books, ​music, etc. ​liked by most ​people)
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culture noun (GROWING)

[C or U] specialized biology cells, ​tissues, ​organs, or ​organismsgrown for ​scientificpurposes, or the ​activity of ​breeding and ​keepingparticularliving things in ​order to get the ​substances they ​produce

cultureverb [T]

uk   /ˈkʌl.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/ specialized
to ​breed and ​keepparticularliving things in ​order to get the ​substances they ​produce
(Definition of culture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"culture" in American English

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culturenoun

 us   /ˈkʌl·tʃər/

culture noun (WAY OF LIFE)

social studies [C/U] the way of ​life of a ​particularpeople, esp. as ​shown in ​theirordinarybehavior and ​habits, ​theirattitudes toward each other, and ​theirmoral and ​religiousbeliefs: [U] He ​studied the culture of the Sioux ​Indians.

culture noun (ARTS)

[U] the ​arts of ​describing, ​showing, or ​performing that ​represent the ​traditions or the way of ​life of a ​particularpeople or ​group; ​literature, ​art, ​music, ​dance, ​theater, etc.

culture noun (ARTIFICIAL GROWTH)

biology [C] the ​growing of a ​group of microorganisms (= very ​smallorganisms) or other ​cells in an ​artificialenvironment for ​scientificpurposes, or a ​group of ​organisms so ​grown

cultureverb [T]

 /ˈkʌl·tʃər/

culture verb [T] (GROW ARTIFICIALLY)

biology to ​growcells, ​bacteria, or ​similar things for ​scientificpurposes
(Definition of culture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"culture" in Business English

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culturenoun

uk   us   /ˈkʌltʃər/
[C or U] the way of ​life, especially the ​generalcustoms and beliefs, of a particular ​group of ​people at a particular ​time: You will need ​time to get used to ​working in a different culture. In today's culture, ​wireless is ​part of our ​dailylives.
[C or U] WORKPLACE the ​ideas and ways of ​working that are typical for an ​organization, and that affect how it does ​business and how its ​employeesbehave: culture (of sth) Where I ​work there's a culture of ​collaboration.build/develop/foster, etc. a culture Our ​aim was to foster a culture of ​innovation at all ​levels in the ​company.business/company/management culture This is a ​handyguide to the ​management culture in the countries with which we do ​business.
[U] PRODUCTION the ​growing of ​crops: The ​conditions in the ​area are ideal for vegetable culture.
(Definition of culture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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