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These patterns, traits, and products considered as the expression of a particular period, class, community, or population: Edwardian culture; Japanese culture; the culture of poverty.
These patterns, traits, and products considered with respect to a particular category, such as a field, subject, or mode of expression: religious culture in the Middle Ages; musical culture; oral culture.
ethnic group
pertaining to or characteristic of a people, esp. a group (ethnic group) sharing a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, or the like.
Linguistics. a variety of a language that is distinguished from other varieties of the same language by features of phonology, grammar, and vocabulary, and by its use by a group of speakers who are set off from others geographically or socially.
a state or nation in which the supreme power is actually or nominally lodged in a monarch.
a person exercising absolute power, esp. a ruler who has absolute, unrestricted control in a government without hereditary succession.
government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
economic system
the system of production and distribution and consumption
cultural diffusion
in anthropology, the process by which a cultural trait, material object, idea, or behavior pattern is spread from one society to another
an advanced state of human society, in which a high level of culture, science, industry, and government has been reached.