English - Vietnamese Dictionary
culture /'kʌltʃə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự mở mang, sự tu dưỡng, sự trao đổi
- the culture of the mind: sự mở mang trí tuệ
- physical culture: thể dục
- sự nuôi (tằm, ong, cá, sò...)
- sự cấy (vi khuẩn); số lượng vi khuẩn cấy; mẻ cấy vi khuẩn
- the culture of cholera germs: sự cấy vi trùng bệnh tả; mẻ cấy vi trùng bệnh tả
+a particular society at a particular time and place
+the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
+all the knowledge and values shared by a society
+(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)
+a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
+the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization
+the raising of plants or animals
Advanced English Dictionary
1 cultivation, refinement, sophistication, urbanity, suavity, elegance, (good) breeding, background, erudition, education, enlightenment, learning, taste, discrimination, savoir faire, savoir vivre, discernment:
She is a lady of considerable culture as well as beauty.
2 civilization, mores, customs, lifestyle, way of life, (sense of) values:
In their culture, biting someone is a sign of love and respect.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
way of life
1 [U] the customs and beliefs, art, way of life and social organization of a particular country or group: European / Islamic / American culture + working-class culture
2 [C] a country, group, etc. with its own beliefs, etc: The children are taught to respect different cultures. + the effect of technology on traditional cultures
art / music / literature
3 [U] art, music, literature, etc., thought of as a group: Venice is a beautiful city full of culture and history. + popular culture (= that is enjoyed by a lot of people) + the Minister for Culture
beliefs / attitudes
4 [C, U] the beliefs and attitudes about sth that people in a particular group or organization share: The political cultures of the United States and the United Kingdom are very different. + A culture of failure exists in some schools. + company culture + We are living in a consumer culture.
growing / breeding
5 [U] (technical) the growing of plants or breeding of particular animals in order to get a particular substance or crop from them: the culture of silkworms (= for silk)
cells / bacteria
6 [C] (biology, medical) a group of cells or bacteria, especially one taken from a person or an animal and grown for medical or scientific study; the process of obtaining and growing these cells: a culture of cells from the tumour + Yogurt is made from active cultures. + to do / take a throat culture
+ verb [VN] (biology, medical) to grow a group of cells or bacteria for medical or scientific study
ancient | primitive | dominant | alien, foreign | indigenous, native | local, national | traditional | African, black, Greek, Western, world, etc.
These ideas have always been central to Western culture.
| rural, urban | mainstream | underground | wider
Prisoners are isolated from the wider culture of society at large.
| bourgeois, working-class, etc. | street, youth
As young people started to have more money, a significant youth culture developed.
| dance, drug, football, etc. | academic, business, company, corporate, intellectual, legal, political, professional, religious, scientific, etc.
the political culture of the United States
| capitalist, computer, consumer, enterprise, materialistic, etc.
the development of the enterprise culture in Britain
VERB + CULTURE
assimilate (sb into)
The Romans gradually assimilated the culture of the people they had conquered. Newcomers to the company are soon assimilated into the culture.
| create, develop, foster, produce
The new director is trying to foster a culture of open communication within the company.
CULTURE + VERB
CULTURE + NOUN
a country containing many language and culture groups
She experienced great culture shock when she first came to Europe.
in a/the ~
In some cultures children have an important place.
| ~ of
The social security system has been accused of producing a culture of dependency.
2 art/literature/music, etc
contemporary, modern | mass, pop, popular | folk | high | wide | literary, oral
Jokes are an important part of our popular, oral culture.
a man/woman of culture
She is a woman of wide culture.
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