nonmaterial culture: Meaning and Definition of

non'mate'rial cul'ture

Pronunciation: [key]
— Sociol. Sociol.
  1. the aggregate of values, mores, norms, etc., of a society; the ideational structure of a culture that provides the values and meanings by which it functions. Cf.
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