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Socially transmitted patterns of action and expression. Material culture refers to physical objects, such as dwellings, clothing, tools, and crafts. Culture also includes arts, beliefs, knowledge, and technology.
Learned patterns of action and expression constitute culture.
by HistoryNerd94 September 27, 2010
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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
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a controlled growth of bacteria
culture: people assume they are part of a culture, they are right

culture: many bacteria don't assume they are, but they are
by Standing Down November 01, 2007
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The totality of communication practices and systems of meaning; a whole way of life of a people; the social production and reproduction of sense, meaning and consciousness. Culture does not express the way of life of a people, it actively shapes up that way of life.
by Lawson August 25, 2005
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Some bullshit that corporations like to throw around to pretend not to be either evil or incompetent. Either that or they are just blindly copying other corporations lead in newspeak.
Dick: The buzz term was diversity but now it's culture. That's culture bob! Make sure to tell prospective associates about the unique culture here a Low Pay Corp. A new culture better than at Working Associates Off the Clock Inc.'s new culture. I don't know what it hell it means but say it repeatedly and waste at least 45 minutes of their time talking about. We got a memo from the dumbass boss telling us to do so.

Bob: He's running the place into the ground so how can this be wrong? We still pay 7 bucks an hour right?

Dick: That's the culture here.

This culture Bullshit is brought to you by the same people that decided employees are associates. Most people in America that are called associates make well under 10 bucks an hour but some where bullshitters decided to market that they are partners.
by Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. August 20, 2008
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-A term invoked by people who feel pride in accomplishments of others.

-A justification for all kinds of human rights violation.

-An outcome of evolutionary beneficial group thinking, and thus a racist generalisation.

-Also used in conjunction with 'history' for more pride and group thinking.
Our culture is better than yours, because we have old buildings built by despots.

Those germans in poland should belong to the german reich, because they are part of our culture and history!

by Ralph R. Emmers July 07, 2006
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What happens when people strive to live together.
Centuries of cohabitation, wars, reforms, trade exchanges and communicationa made of Europe the capital of culture.
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