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cultural lag

or culture lag

noun Sociology.
  1. slowness in the rate of change of one part of a culture in relation to another part, resulting in a maladjustment within society, as from the failure of the nonmaterial culture to keep abreast of developments in the material culture.
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British Dictionary definitions for cultural lag

cultural lag

culture lag

noun
  1. the difference in the rate of change between two parts of a culture
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