cultural

adjective cul·tur·al \ ˈkəlch-rəl , ˈkəl-chə- \
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of cultural

1 : of or relating to culture or culturing
2 : concerned with the fostering of plant or animal growth

culturally

play \ˈkəlch-rə-lē, ˈkəl-chə-\ adverb

Examples of cultural in a Sentence

  1. We studied our cultural heritage.

  2. There are some cultural differences between us.

  3. We attended several cultural events over the weekend.

  4. The center provides a wide range of cultural activities.

  5. The city is the cultural center of the state.

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First Known Use of cultural

1856

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cultural Synonyms

Synonyms

artistic;

Near Antonyms

nonaesthetic;

Related Words

aesthetic (also esthetic), tasteful;


CULTURAL Defined for English Language Learners

cultural

Definition of cultural for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a particular group of people and their habits, beliefs, traditions, etc.

  • : of or relating to the fine arts (such as music, theater, painting, etc.)


CULTURAL Defined for Kids

cultural

adjective cul·tur·al \ ˈkəl-chə-rəl \

Definition of cultural for Students

1 : relating to the habits, beliefs, and traditions of a certain people
2 : relating to the arts (as music, dance, or painting)

culturally

adverb


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