Culture

cul·ture

[kuhl-cher]noun, verb, cul·tured, cul·tur·ing.

noun

1. the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc.
 
2. that which is excellent in the arts, manners, etc.
 
3. a particular form or stage of civilization, as that of a certain nation or period: Greek culture.
 
4. development or improvement of the mind by education or training.
 
5. the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group: the youth culture; the drug culture.