Nation vs. Culture

Nation vs. Culture — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Nation and Culture

Nationnoun

A relatively large group of people organized under a single, usually independent government; a country.

Culturenoun

The arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and other products of human work and thought considered as a unit, especially with regard to a particular time or social group

Edwardian culture.Japanese culture.

Nationnoun

The territory occupied by such a group of people

All across the nation, people are voting their representatives out.

Culturenoun

These arts, beliefs, and other products considered with respect to a particular subject or mode of expression

musical culture.oral culture.

Nationnoun

The government of a sovereign state.

Culturenoun

The set of predominating attitudes and behavior that characterize a group or organization

a manager who changed the corporate culture.
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Nationnoun

A people who share common customs, origins, history, and frequently language; a nationality

"Historically the Ukrainians are an ancient nation which has persisted and survived through terrible calamity" (Robert Conquest).

Culturenoun

Mental refinement and sophisticated taste resulting from the appreciation of the arts and sciences

a woman of great culture.

Nationnoun

A federation or tribe, especially one composed of Native Americans.

Culturenoun

Special training and development

voice culture for singers and actors.

Nationnoun

The territory occupied by such a federation or tribe.

Culturenoun

The cultivation of soil; tillage

the culture of the soil.
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Nationnoun

A historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity and/or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.

The Roma are a nation without a country.The Kurdish people constitute a nation in the Middle East

Culturenoun

The breeding or cultivation of animals or plants for food, the improvement of stock, or other purposes.

Nationnoun

A sovereign state.

Though legally single nations, many states comprise several distinct cultural or ethnic groups.

Culturenoun

The growing of microorganisms, tissue cells, or other living matter in a specially prepared nutrient medium.

Nationnoun

An association of students based on its members' birthplace or ethnicity. t

Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, nations are now largely restricted to the ancient universities of Sweden and Finland.

Culturenoun

Such a growth or colony, as of bacteria.

Nationnoun

(obsolete) A great number; a great deal.

Cultureverb

To cultivate (soil or plants).

Nationnoun

(rare) Damnation.

Cultureverb

To grow (microorganisms or other living matter) in a specially prepared nutrient medium.

Nationadverb

Extremely, very.

Cultureverb

To use (a substance) as a medium for culture

culture milk.

Nationnoun

a politically organized body of people under a single government;

the state has elected a new presidentAfrican nationsstudents who had come to the nation's capitolthe country's largest manufactureran industrialized land

Culturenoun

the arts, customs, lifestyles, background, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation

Nationnoun

the people who live in a nation or country;

a statement that sums up the nation's moodthe news was announced to the nationthe whole country worshipped him

Culturenoun

the beliefs, values, behaviour and material objects that constitute a people's way of life

Nationnoun

a federation of tribes (especially native American tribes);

the Shawnee nation

Culturenoun

(anthropology) any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings

Nationnoun

United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)

Culturenoun

(botany) cultivation

Culturenoun

(microbiology) the process of growing a bacterial or other biological entity in an artificial medium

Culturenoun

the growth thus produced

I'm headed to the lab to make sure my cell culture hasn't died.

Culturenoun

the collective noun for a group of bacteria

Culturenoun

(cartography) the details on a map that do not represent natural features of the area delineated, such as names and the symbols for towns, roads, meridians, and parallels

Cultureverb

(transitive) to maintain in an environment suitable for growth especially of bacteria cultivate}}

Cultureverb

(transitive) to increase the artistic or scientific interest in something cultivate}}

Culturenoun

a particular society at a particular time and place;

early Mayan civilization

Culturenoun

the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

Culturenoun

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Culturenoun

(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar);

the culture of cells in a Petri dish

Culturenoun

(bacteriology) the product of cultivating micro-organisms in a nutrient medium

Culturenoun

a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality;

they performed with great polishI admired the exquisite refinement of his prosealmost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art

Culturenoun

the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization;

the developing drug culturethe reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture

Culturenoun

the raising of plants or animals;

the culture of oysters