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low culture

Definition of Low Culture

(noun) A form of popular culture that has mass appeal.

Low Culture Pronunciation

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Syllabification: low cul·ture

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /lOH kUHl-chuhr/
  • British English – /lOH kUHl-chuh/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /loʊ ˈkʌlʧər/
  • British English – /ləʊ ˈkʌlʧə/

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Cite the Definition of Low Culture

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “low culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 16, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

low culture. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “low culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 16, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“low culture.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Jul. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/>.