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English definition of “subculture”

subculture

noun [C]     /ˈsʌbˌkʌl.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
the way of life, customs, and ideas of a particular group of people within a society that are different from the rest of that society: youth subcultures the gay subcultureNomadic and alternative lifestyles
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