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cultural

adjective
     
Related topics: Arts, Nationality and Race
cul‧tu‧ral W2 [usually before noun]
1SAN belonging or relating to a particular society and its way of life:
the very real historical and cultural differences between our two societies
the desire to maintain a distinct cultural identity
It is important to look at the political and cultural context in which the novel was written.
people who share the same cultural background
cultural heritage/traditions etc (=ideas, customs etc that have existed in a particular society for a long time)
Japan's unique cultural heritage
multicultural
2A relating to art, literature, music etc:
the city's rich and varied cultural life
Students need to have time for relaxation and cultural activities, as well as for academic work.
In the later Middle Ages, Prague was an important cultural centre (=a place, usually a big city, where a lot of artistic and musical events happen).

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