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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CULTURE

Give everyone his culture, and no one will offer him more than his due.

I was a man who stood in symbolic relations to the art and culture of my age.

I have said of myself that I was one who stood in symbolic relations to the art and culture of my age.

Even in Boston, mellowed though it was by culture, the classical was at a discount.

All that has been said, then, tends to enforce the culture of the imagination.

Certainly, real freedom and equality of rights presuppose some degree of culture.

Not a man of culture, but bright as sunshine and straight as a rule.

They think and act in the same manner as to all the other articles of culture in this country.

Did they wish only to learn the extent of our knowledge, our culture?

He began to feel bitterly about Ireland and her indifference to culture and beauty.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "the tilling of land," from Middle French culture and directly from Latin cultura "a cultivating, agriculture," figuratively "care, culture, an honoring," from past participle stem of colere "tend, guard, cultivate, till" (see cult). The figurative sense of "cultivation through education" is first attested c.1500. Meaning "the intellectual side of civilization" is from 1805; that of "collective customs and achievements of a people" is from 1867.

Slang culture vulture is from 1947. Culture shock first recorded 1940.

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