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cultural movement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cultural movement a group of people working together to advance certain cultural goals
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Usage

In literature:

She was a woman of the widest culture, interested in every progressive movement.
"The Story of a Pioneer" by Anna Howard Shaw
If they had been, the club movement might have taken on a more cultural and a less practical form.
"What eight million women want" by Rheta Childe Dorr
There seems to be something in lively and coherent sounds to evoke the movement of hand and foot, whether cultured or uncultured.
"The Abominations of Modern Society" by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
Garden-culture and landscape-painting shewed the same movement towards the sympathetic and elegiac-sentimental.
"The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times" by Alfred Biese
The most noticeable movement by which cultured people recognize one another are the play of the features, the gait, talking and writing.
"Disputed Handwriting" by Jerome B. Lavay
Fascism moreover, as a cultural movement, is just now taking its first steps.
"Readings on Fascism and National Socialism" by Various
Their culture is stationary amid persistent movement.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple
These various movements of her mind were not commented on, nor were the luxuriant shoots restrained by culture.
"Mary" by Mary Wollstonecraft
Thorough Englishman as Chaucer was, he had his eyes open to every movement of European culture.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
It accords, however, with the northward movement of culture and civilization in Mesopotamia.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
At the most they have only a superficial knowledge of Jewish culture, of the great Jewish movements of the past and present.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
We may also see the lines, though they be faint, of the movement of the world's culture in this story.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
They are scientifically constructed to do for you what no other known cultural movements of this kind will do.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
Both of them are fundamentally cultural movements with incidental political consequences.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
One of the ladies led the ring, and I can recall her as a model of accomplished, cultured movement.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The grange is another organization whose objects affiliate it with the library, since the grange movement is an important culture movement.
"The Library and Society" by Various
Towns are ordinarily the foci of all the cultural forces and the movement and enterprise of a country.
"Jewish Immigration to the United States from 1881 to 1910" by Samuel Joseph
It has been said by a prominent leader of the movement for ethical culture that the one dogma admitted is the doctrine of personality.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Every movement, as well as every detail of her traveling dress, impressed him with a sense of her refinement and culture.
"In League with Israel" by Annie F. Johnston
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In news:

It's their example and their achievement--and not the culture of failure fomented by the leftovers of the Movement--that must set a new agenda for black Americans.
They exist somewhere between Spain and France, and hold aspects of each culture, but they also have their own thing going on, with national food, dress, and even a nationalist movement.
Energy input is affected by rocking the chamber back and forth, generating a fluid movement in the cell culture and medium.
More specifically, the modern era was the result of many cultural movements which each lead to far reaching changes.
G iven the culture of grievance that seems to dominate so much historical writing these days, it is surprising how infrequently the catalogers of complaint see fit to mention the Know-Nothing movement in the United States in the 19th century.
Sometimes these movements ultimately prove to have merit, and are embraced into the cultural lexicon.
Here's a cultural riddle: Take an icon of a major pop movement and pretend the movement never happened: Ice Cube without gangsta rap, Ken Kesey without LSD, John Lydon without punk.
Do you think the natural parenting 'movement' in the United States has been reflective of our own cultural history, as well.
The National Tequila Party Movement will be performing another exorcism at Ascension Catholic Church regarding Sheriff Joe Arpaio (El Diablo) who has embraced the culture of death at his Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Social movements must bring the creative energy of protest culture to electoral campaigns.
Scott- Heron 's landmark single "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and other works from his early albums stitched together 1970s political/cultural revolutionary poetry with a thriving protest-music movement.
Whatever else the Occupy Wall Street movement might accomplish, the phrase "We are the 99 percent" has gained a spot in the political and cultural lexicon .
The ideological liberals of today, a coalition of academia, leftist lawyers and judges, a counter-culture youth movement, a large portion of the news/entertainment media and some elements of government are employing Rousseau's doctrine.
The craft beer movement has always been partly a rejection of the mass consumption culture that has grown to dominate the beer scene in the United States.
And there is within our culture a legacy of liberational "consciousness-in-movement" which resists erasure and informs our daily practice and historic motion to be free and flourish and open up new avenues of human history.
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