Home > Industry/Domain > Culture > General culture

General culture

Common learned behavior patterns that are acquired by people as members of a society.

Contributors in General culture

General culture

ethnography

Culture; General culture

Anthropological research in which one learns about the culture of another society through fieldwork and first hand observation in that society. Ethnography is also the term used to refer to books or ...

guanxi

Culture; General culture

Guanxi (Simplified Chinese 关系 / Traditional Chinese 關係), equivalent to "networking" at times, is a general Chinese term used to describe relationships or "connections" that may result in the ...

chengguan

Culture; General culture

Chengguan (Chinese: 城管) is often used to refer to urban management officers in China. It is a commonly shortened term of the City Urban Administrative and Law Enforcement Bureau. The agency is in ...

hongbao

Culture; General culture

Hongbao (Chinese: 红包), literally "red envelopes," are the monetary gifts that are traditionally given during holidays, wedding, or other special occasions. In addition, the term hongbao is used to ...

misarchaia

Culture; People

An intolerance, bigotry, prejudice, fear of, or bias against, the past, the historical, the ancient, or the bygone. It is often used in juxtaposition to the present, ie: The past was in error and ...

gung ho

Culture; General culture

Gung ho is an adjective describing an overly energetic trait. This can be applied to a person in general or an action by an individual or group.

kowtow

Culture; General culture

Kowtow is a verb which describes a subserviant bow, with one's forehead to the floor, which is presented to someone of a higher rank to yourself. The word was coined in English when a British ...

Featured blossaries

Care for Natural Black Hair

Category: Arts   1 7 Terms

5 different Black Friday

Category: History   2 5 Terms