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A subculture is the ideas, art, and way of life of a group of people within a society, which are different from the ideas, art, and way of life of the rest of the society.

...the latest American subculture.

...the violent subculture of London youth gangs.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • subculture — ● subculture nom féminin Culture particulière à un groupe et singulière par rapport à celle des autres groupes, tout à la fois aux yeux de ces derniers et à ses propres yeux. subculture [sybkyltyʀ] n. f. ÉTYM. 1966, la Croix; de sub , et culture …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • subculture — subculture. См. субкультура. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • subculture — (n.) 1886, in reference to bacterial cultures, from SUB (Cf. sub ) + CULTURE (Cf. culture) (n.). From 1936 in reference to human cultures …   Etymology dictionary

  • subculture — ► NOUN ▪ a cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture. DERIVATIVES subcultural adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • subculture — [sub′kul΄chər] n. 1. a) a group (within a society) of persons of the same age, social or economic status, ethnic background, etc. and having its own interests, goals, etc. b) the distinct cultural patterns of such a group 2. a culture, as of… …   English World dictionary

  • Subculture — For the term in biology, see subculture (biology). For the song by New Order, see Sub culture (song). For the computer game by Criterion Studios, see Sub Culture. Sociology …   Wikipedia

  • Subculture — Terme traduit de l anglo saxon subculture, en français sous culture est la plupart du temps utilisé dans ce sens. Néanmoins, cette traduction littérale n a pas les mêmes connotations en français et en anglais, ce qui pose problème de traduction… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • subculture — Widely and broadly used, the core idea of subcultural theory is of the formation of subcultures as a collective solution to, or resolution of, problems arising from the blocked aspirations of members, or their ambiguous position in the wider… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • subculture — noun Date: 1886 1. a. a culture (as of bacteria) derived from another culture b. an act or instance of producing a subculture 2. an ethnic, regional, economic, or social group exhibiting characteristic patterns of behavior sufficient to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subculture — UK [ˈsʌbˌkʌltʃə(r)] / US [ˈsʌbˌkʌltʃər] noun [countable] Word forms subculture : singular subculture plural subcultures a group of people whose beliefs and ways of behaving make them different from the rest of society Pop music is an important… …   English dictionary

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