cultures|cultured|culturing'kʌltʃə noun +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
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.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1 (of people) well educated and able to understand and enjoy art, literature, etc: Mrs Ramsay was a cultured woman who travelled a great deal. 2 (of cells or bacteria) grown for medical or scientific study: cultured cells 3 (of pearls) grown artificially
Collocation Dictionary adj
a highly cultured man
Random quote: Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.: William Saroyan