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subculture

sub·cul·ture

subculture

 
pronunciation:
suhb kuhl chr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a social group sharing certain fundamental traits that distinguish its members from the larger culture or society.
the subculture of migrant workers
definition 2: a bacterial culture derived from another and grown in a new medium.
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derivation: subcultural (adj.)