subculture Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"subculture" in British English

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subculturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌbˌkʌl.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
the way of ​life, ​customs, and ​ideas of a ​particulargroup of ​people within a ​society that are different from the ​rest of that ​society: youth subcultures the ​gay subculture
(Definition of subculture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subculturenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌbˌkʌl·tʃər/
the way of ​life, ​customs, and ​ideas of a ​particulargroup of ​people within a ​society, which are different from the ​rest of that ​society: An ​entire subculture ​grew up around ​female bodybuilding.
(Definition of subculture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subculture”
in Chinese (Simplified) (社会中某个人群特有的)亚文化…
in Turkish alt kültür…
in Russian субкультура…
in Chinese (Traditional) (社會中某個人群特有的)次文化…
in Polish subkultura…
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