culture

culture(
kuhl
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (human intellectual activity)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Greek culture is rich with history and tradition.La cultura griega es rica en historia y tradición.
2. (the customs of a particular group)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She experienced culture shock when she moved to India.Vivió un choque de cultura al mudarse a la India.
3. (refinement)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She is a woman of culture, having received the finest education around.Es una mujer de cultura tras recibir la mejor educación que existe.
4. (agriculture)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Rice cultures are found all across Asia.Los cultivos de arroz se encuentran por todas partes en Asia.
5. (biology)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They grew a bacteria culture to test its resistance to antibiotics.Crearon un cultivo de bacterias para probar su resistencia al antibiótico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (biology)
a. cultivar
They were able to culture new lung cells with his sample.Consiguieron cultivar células pulmonares nuevas con la muestra.
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culture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (artistic activity, refinement)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (hum)
a.
culture vulturedevorador(ora) de cultura
3. (society)
a. la cultura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
culture shockchoque cultural
4. (biology)
a. el cultivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
culture [ˈkʌltʃəʳ]
noun
1 (the arts) cultura (f); (civilization) civilización (f); cultura (f)
2 (education, refinement) cultura (f)
she has no culture carece de cultura; es una inculta
3 (Agr) (breeding) cría (f); [of plants etc] cultivo (m);
transitive verb
[+tissue etc] cultivar
modifier
culture clash (n) choque (m) de culturas; choque (m) cultural
culture fluid (n) caldo (m) de cultivo
culture gap (n) vacío (m) cultural
culture medium (n) caldo (m) de cultivo
culture shock (n) choque (m) cultural
culture vulture (n) cultureta (informal) (m)
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