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Main Entry: 1cul·ture
Pronunciation: primarystresskschwal-chschwar
Function: noun
1 : CULTIVATION 1, tillage
2 : the raising or development of a product or crop by careful attention <bee culture> <the culture of grapes>
3 : improvement of the mind, tastes, and manners through careful training
4 a : a particular stage, form, or kind of civilization <ancient Greek culture> b : the beliefs, social practices, and characteristics of a racial, religious, or social group c : the characteristic features of everyday life shared by people in a particular place or time <southern culture>
5 : cultivation of living material (as bacteria) in a special usually liquid or jellylike nutrient preparation; also : a product of such cultivation

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